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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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House for rent in Bloomington, IN

Date Submitted: 16-Mar-2006
From: Julie Auger
Subject: House for rent in Bloomington, IN
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: Indiana University

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Available June 23 to Dec. 19, 2006. Beautiful 3,200 sq ft Craftsman style house with two car garage, on a 5 acre wooded lot, located in quiet wooded neighborhood (great for long relaxing walks). Only 15 min drive from IU campus. Open floor plan with lots of windows and natural light, and hardwood floors. All rooms have beautiful views of the woods. 3 bedrooms (includes master suite) and 2.5 bathrooms. Large dining room, family room, and living room with wood-burning stone fireplace. Two custom built desks installed in the former breakfast nook allow you to work surrounded by windows with great views of the woods. House is fully furnished, kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet cooking with 700+ cookbook library. Enjoy the natural setting on the front porch or back deck, or in the large front and back yards. The large walk-out basement with 10 ft ceiling and large windows has an exercise room with recumbent bicycle, treadmill, and elliptical, all facing a large screen TV. Cable and high speed internet, A/C. Weekly cleaning included. No smoking, no pets. Tenants will need to take care of loving cat (non-negotiable). Photos can be downloaded from


Contact: Julie Auger