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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: Joseph  V Pater
Institution: University of Massachusetts
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Constraints in Phonological Acquisition
 Constraints in Phonological Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Constraints in Phonological Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Deriving Economy: Syncope in Optimality Theory
(Maria Gouskova, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Harmonic Grammar with linear programming: from linear systems to linguistic typology
Phonotactics as phonology: knowledge of a complex restriction in Dutch

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