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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: Eric  J. Baković (IPA: ErIk bæk∂vItS)
Institution: University of California, San Diego
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Homepage: http://idiom.ucsd.edu/~bakovic/
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Blocking and Complementarity in Phonological Theory
Dissertation Abstract: Harmony, Dominance and Control
Dissertation Director * of: Morphological Faithfulness to Syntactic Representations
(Michael Hughes, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Inductive inference in non-native speech processing and learning
(Bozena Pajak, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Crosslinguistic Investigation of Palatalization
(Nicoleta Bateman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Effect of Phonological Status on the Acquisition of New Contrasts: Evidence from Spanish and Japanese L2 learners of English
(Alicia Muñoz Sánchez, Author)
Reviewer of: Phonology: Krämer (2003) (LL Issue 15.1267)
Academic Paper Abstract: Antigemination, assimilation and the determination of identity
A revised typology of opaque generalisations

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