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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: Katie  Drager
Institution: University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
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Homepage: http://www.katiedrager.com/
State and/or Country: HI
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Dissertation Director * of: Sociophonetics of Hmong American English
(Eden Kaiser, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: A Sociophonetic Ethnography of Selwyn Girls' High
Academic Paper Abstract: Exploiting random intercepts: Two case studies in sociophonetics
Using nonsense words to investigate vowel merger

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