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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: Pilar  Prieto
Institution: Instituci├│ Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avan├žats, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
State and/or Country: Spain   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Segmental and Prosodic Issues in Romance Phonology
 Transcription of Intonation of the Spanish Language
 Prosodic Categories: Production, Perception and Comprehension
 Prosody and Meaning
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Segmental and Prosodic Issues in Romance Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: An Acoustic Analysis of Phonological Vowel Reduction in Six Varieties of Catalan
(Dylan Herrick, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Marina Vigrio, The prosodic word in European Portuguese (Interface Explorations 6). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. xvi+440.
Carlos Gussenhoven, The Phonology of Tone and Intonation (Research Surveys in Linguistics). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xxiv+355.
Is Prosodic Development Correlated with Grammatical and Lexical Development? Evidence from Emerging Intonation in Catalan and Spanish
Prosodic manifestations of the Effort Code in Catalan, Italian and Spanish contrastive focus
Prosody signals the emergence of intentional communication in the first year of life: evidence from Catalan-babbling infants
The role of pitch range in establishing intonational contrasts

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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