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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: Francis  J. Nolan
Institution: Cambridge University
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Dissertation Director * of: Stress in Modern Welsh
(Briony Williams, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Peaks and Plateaux: The production and perception of intonational high targets in English
(Rachael-Anne Knight, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prosodic Phrasing in Seoul Korean: The role of pitch and timing cues
(Hae-Sung Jeon, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Phonetics of Plosive and Affricate Gemination in Cypriot Greek
(Spyros Armosti, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Word Phonology of Welsh
(Clive Grey, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Effect of Pitch Span on Intonational Plateaux

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