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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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Name: Petra  Susanne Wagner
Institution: Universit├Ąt Bonn
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Homepage: http://www.ikp.uni-bonn.de/~pwa
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: Two Dimensions of Prominence
Synthesis of German Contrastive Focus
Vorhersage und Wahrnehmung deutscher Betonungsmuster
Courses Taught: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
Phonetic Transcription
Experimental Phonetics
Speech Synthesis
Dissertation Abstract: Vorhersage und Wahrnehmung deutscher Betonungsmuster

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