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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: Jonathan  C. Yip (IPA: [ˈʤa.nɪ.θɪn jɪp])
Institution: University of Michigan
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Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jonyip/
State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Dissertation Abstract: Phonetic Effects on the Timing of Gestural Coordination in Modern Greek Consonant Clusters

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