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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: Alan  Cruttenden
Institution: Oxford University Phonetics Laboratory
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Intonation (Second Edition)
 Gimson's Pronunciation of English
 Gimson's Pronunciation of English, Sixth edition
 Gimson's Pronunciation of English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Gimson's Pronunciation of English
Dissertation Director * of: Non-native Comprehension of Intonation Patterns in Portuguese and in English
(Madalena Cruz-Ferreira, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Degree Modifiers of Adjectives in Spoken British English
(Carita Paradis, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Intonational diglossia: a case study of Glasgow

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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