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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: Mietta  Lennes (IPA: 'miet:A)
Institution: University of Helsinki
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.helsinki.fi/~lennes/
State and/or Country: Finland   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications: (see my home page)
Courses Taught: Introduction to Phonetics
Speech Analysis with the Praat program
Academic Paper Abstract: Segmental Features in Spontaneous and Read-aloud Finnish
On the Use of the Glottal Stop in Finnish Conversational Speech



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