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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: Jo  W. Verhoeven
Institution: City University London
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Homepage: http://www.city.ac.uk/lcs/biographies/jverhoeven%20.html
State and/or Country: Greater London
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Selected Publications: Pettinato, M., Verhoeven, J. (in press, advance published on line). Production and perception of word stress in children and adolescents with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Research and Practice.
Lee, M. T., Thorpe, J., Verhoeven, J. (in press, advanced published on line). Intonation and Phonation in Young Adults with Down Syndrome. Journal of Voice.
Verhoeven, J., Davey, R. (2008). Eartrainer: City University Edition. Department of Language and Communication Science.
De Witte, L., Engelborghs, S., Verhoeven, J., De Deyn, P., Mariën, P. (2008). Disrupted auto-activation, dysexecutive and confabulating syndrome following bilateral thalamic and right putaminal stroke. Behavioural Neurology, 19/3, 145-151.
Mariën, P., Brouns, R., Engelborghs, S., Wackenier, P., Verhoeven, J., Ceulemans, B., De Deyn, P. P. (2008). Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome in Two Relatives with Gillespie Syndrome. Cortex, 44, 54-67.
Courses Taught: Acoustic Phonetics, Biomedical Sciences, General Phonetic Theory, Phonetics of English, Phonetics of Dutch
Academic Paper Abstract: Belgian Standard Dutch
The Belgian Limburg dialect of Hamont

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