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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: Peter  T. Richtsmeier (IPA: piɾɚ ɹɪtʃmɑɪɚ)
Institution: University of Kansas
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Homepage: http://www.people.ku.edu/~prichtsmeier/
State and/or Country: KS
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Coyote Papers: Volume 15
Dissertation Abstract: From Perception to Production: Generalizing phonotactic probabilities in language acquisition
Reviewer of: Optimality Theory and Phonetics-Phonology Interface (LL Issue 21.2571)

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