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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: Jerid  Cole Francom
Institution: Wake Forest University
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Homepage: http://www.wfu.edu/~francojc/
State and/or Country: NC
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Information Structure, Linguistic Methodologies, Experimental Syntax, Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Francom, J. and Hulden, M. (2008). Parallel multi-theory annotation of syntactic structure. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Language Resources and Evaluation Conference Marrakech, Morocco.

Francom, J. (2008). Is Lexical Access Mediated by the Syllabic and/or CV Structure of Words? Exploring Transposed-Letter Priming Effects. UW Working Papers in Linguistics. Seattle, Washington
Courses Taught: Fonética y fonología para no-nativos, Introducción a la lingüística hispánica, Advanced Spanish Grammar, Language and Social Issues
Dissertation Abstract: Experimental Syntax: Exploring the effect of repeated exposure to anomalous syntactic structure --evidence from rating and reading tasks



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