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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: Allard  Jongman
Institution: University of Kansas
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Homepage: http://www.ku.edu/%7Ekuppl/allardcv.html
State and/or Country: KS
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonetics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Phonetics
Dissertation Director * of: Phonation Types in Marathi: An Acoustic Investigation
(Kelly Berkson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonetics and Phonology of the Tense and Lax Obstruents in German
(Michael Jessen, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Effects of tone on the three-way laryngeal distinction in Korean: An acoustic and aerodynamic comparison of the Seoul and South Kyungsang dialects

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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