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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: Greg  Kochanski
Institution: Oxford University Phonetics Laboratory
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://kochanski.org/gpk
State and/or Country: Oxfordshire
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Phonetics
Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
Courses Taught: Statistical techniques.
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
Loudness Predicts Prominence: Fundamental Frequency Lends Little



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