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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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Summer Sublet, Berkeley CA

Date Submitted: 23-May-2006
From: William Weigel
Subject: Summer Sublet, Berkeley CA
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: UC Berkeley & Nüümü Yadoha Program

Notice: Huge furnished studio available in historic building in downtown
Berkeley. 5 minutes' walk from the University of California campus,
convenient public transportation to San Francisco, Oakland, etc. Rent
is $850/month, pro-rated for shorter stays; pay up-front. There is no
phone in the apartment; bring your own mobile phone if you want.
Utilities (water, gas, electricity, garbage) included. Available 25
May for approx. 5 weeks.