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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: Janet  Fletcher
Institution: University of Melbourne
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/people/staff/fletcher.html
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: Aspects of Intonation and Prosody in Bininj Gun-wok: An autosegmental-metrical analysis
(Judith Bishop, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Acoustic Study of Coarticulation: Consonant-Vowel and Vowel-to-Vowel Coarticulation in Four Australian Languages
(Simone Graetzer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Phonetic Investigation into Raddoppiamento sintattico in Sienese Italian Speech
(Mary Stevens, Author)

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