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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: Yue  Wang
Institution: Simon Fraser University
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Homepage: http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/people/faculty/wang.html
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Dissertation Director * of: Effect of L2 Phonetic Learning on L1 Vowels
(Haisheng Jiang, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Neural Plasticity in Speech Acquisition and Learning
Native and nonnative processing of Japanese pitch accent

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