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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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German Department
Alternate Name: Deutsches Institut
Program Homepage: http://www.germanistik.uni-mainz.de/dtinst/dt-institut/index.htm
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universit├Ąt Mainz
Address: Welderweg 18
City: Mainz
Zip/Postal Code: 55099
Country: Germany
Contact Person: Wilma Illy , Sekretariat

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Phone: 39- 2 22 60
Fax: 39-233 66
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): German
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