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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: Ruben  van de Vijver
Institution: Universit├Ąt Potsdam
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Iambic Issue: Iambs As A Result of Constraint Interaction
 The Syllable in Optimality Theory
 The Syllable in Optimality Theory
 Variation and Gradience in Phonetics and Phonology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syllable in Optimality Theory
Academic Paper Abstract: David B. Pisoni & Robert E. Remez (eds), The handbook of speech perception. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005. Pp. xi + 708. ISBN 0-631-22927-2 (hbk)



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