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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: Abigail  C. Cohn
Institution: Cornell University
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: The Phonology and Morphology of Romanian Glides and Diphthongs: A constraint-based approach
(Ioana Chitoran, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonetics and Phonology of the Tense and Lax Obstruents in German
(Michael Jessen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonological Patterns and Phonetic Manifestations of Consonant Weakening
(Lisa Lavoie, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Phonology and Phonetics of Nasal-obstruent Sequences
(Anastasia Riehl, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonetic and Phonological Influences of Javanese on Indonesian
(Niken Adisasmito-Smith, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Vowel Harmony and Coarticulation in Three Dialects of Yoruba: Phonetics determining phonology
(Marek Przezdziecki, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Prosodic Structure of Irish, Scots Gaelic, and Manx
(Antony Green, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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