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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: Robert  F. Port (IPA: rabrt port)
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~port/
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Specialty: Speech Timing, Foreign Accent, Origin of Language
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Speech Timing and Prosody
Dissertation Director * of: Rhythmic Coordination in English Speech: An experimental study
(Fred Cummins, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in the Vowel Phonology of Korean
(Yongsung Lee, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Plasticity of Phonological Categories
(Mark VanDam, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Cross-language Study of Age Perception
(Kyoko Nagao, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Phonetics and Phonology of Glottal Manner Features
(Mark Pennington, Author)
Reviewer of: Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics: Marantz, Miyashita & O'Neil, eds. (2000) (LL Issue 13.2342)
Native Listening (LL Issue 24.3159)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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