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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: Chilin  Shih
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Homepage: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/cls/www/shih.html
State and/or Country: IL
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Speech Technologies
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Courses Taught: Introduction to General Phonetics
https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/cls/www/ling401/ling401.html
Dissertation Director * of: Variability in Cross-dialectal Production and Perception of Contrasting Phonemes: The case of the alveolar-retroflex contrast in Beijing and Taiwan Mandarin
(Yung-Hsiang Chang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Four-way Stop Contrasts in Hindi: An acoustic study of voicing, fundamental frequency and spectral tilt
(Indranil Dutta, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Quantitative measurement of prosodic strength in Mandarin
Comparison of Declarative and Interrogative Intonation in Chinese
Modeling Intonation: Asking for Confirmation in English

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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