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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: Tim  Florian Jaeger
Institution: University of Rochester
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Homepage: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/people/fjaeger/
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Corpus-based psycholinguistic modeling
Courses Taught: BCS 152 Language and Psycholinguistics; Introduction to R; Regression and mixed models; Laboratory Syntax; Focus and Prosodic Prominence
Dissertation Director * of: Generating Alternatives: Interpreting Focus in Discourse
(Christina Kim, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Redundancy and Syntactic Reduction in Spontaneous Speech
Reviewer of: Psycholinguistics: Vasishth (2003) (LL Issue 16.1285)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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