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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: Sónia  Frota
Institution: Universidade de Lisboa
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Portugal   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese
 Prosodies
 Phonetics and Phonology
 Prosodic Categories: Production, Perception and Comprehension
Dissertation Abstract: Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese
Academic Paper Abstract: Prosody matters: essays in honor of Elisabeth Selkirk: Sheffield & Bristol, Conn.. Equinox



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