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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: Joanna  Hart Lowenstein (IPA: dʒʌwænʌ lowɪnstin)
Institution: Ohio State University
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State and/or Country: OH
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Artificial Hearing, Natural Speech
Dissertation Abstract: Artificial Hearing, Natural Speech: Cochlear implants, speech production, and the expectations of a high-tech society
Academic Paper Abstract: Separating the effects of acoustic and phonetic factors in linguistic processing with impoverished signals by adults and children



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