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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: Tobias  Scheer
Institution: Université de Nice
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.unice.fr/dsl/tobias.htm
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Czech
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications: cf. my web site
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Lateral Theory of Phonology
 Lenition and Fortition
 A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories
 Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2009
 Direct Interface and One-Channel Translation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Lateral Theory of Phonology
 A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories
Courses Taught: Phonology (all levels)

Diachronics, comparatism

Academic Paper Abstract: Unified representations for stress and the syllable
Invariant Syllable Skeleton, Complex Segments and Word Edges



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