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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: Jennifer  B. Hay
Institution: University of Canterbury
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.canterbury.ac.nz/jen
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonetics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Proceedings of the 10th Student Conference in Linguistics (SCIL 10)
 Probabilistic Linguistics
 Causes and Consequences of Word Structure
 New Zealand English
 New Zealand English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Causes and Consequences of Word Structure
 New Zealand English
 Probabilistic Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: A Sociophonetic Ethnography of Selwyn Girls' High
(Katie Drager, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Causes and Consequences of Word Structure
Academic Paper Abstract: Exploiting random intercepts: Two case studies in sociophonetics
Acoustic correlates of rhythm in New Zealand English: A diachronic study
Using nonsense words to investigate vowel merger

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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