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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: Andrea  Gail Osburne (IPA: 'ændɹiə geɩl 'ɑzbɚn)
Institution: Central Connecticut State University
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State and/or Country: CT
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications: Final Cluster Reduction in English L2 Speech: A Case Study of a Vietnamese Speaker (Applied Linguistics, 1996)

Pronunciation Strategies of Advanced ESOL Learners (IRAL, 2003)

Review of Hansen, Acquiring a Non-native Phonology (LinguistList, 2006)

Writing Together: A Project for Team Research (U. Michigan Press, 1997)

Use of Morphological Analysis by Spanish L1 ESOL Learners (IRAL, 2001)
Courses Taught: Modern Phonology; Second Language Acquisition; Research in TESOL/Applied Linguistics; Introduction to Linguistics; TESOL Methods
Reviewer of: Acquiring a Non-Native Phonology (LL Issue 17.3392)



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