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Name: Ocke-Schwen  Bohn
Institution: Aarhus University, Denmark
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Danish
Frisian, Northern
Selected Publications: Bohn, O.-S., 1986, Formulas, frame structures, and stereotypes in early syntactic development: some new evidence from L2 acquisition. Linguistics 24, 185-202.
Flege, J. E. & Bohn, O.-S., 1989, An instrumental study of vowel reduction and stress placement in Spanish-accented English. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 11, 35-62.
Bohn, O.-S. & Flege, J. E., 1990, Interlingual identification and the role of foreign language experience in L2 vowel perception. Applied Psycholinguistics 11, 303-328.
Bohn, O.-S., Flege, J. E., Dagenais, P. A. & Fletcher, S. G., 1992, Differenzierung und Variabilität der Zungenpositionen bei der Artikulation deutscher Vokale. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik (Beihefte 72), 1-26.
Bohn, O.-S. & Flege, J. E., 1992, The production of new and similar vowels by adult German learners of English. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 14, 131-158.
Bohn, O.-S. & Flege, J. E., 1993, Perceptual switching in Spanish/English Bilinguals. Journal of Phonetics 21, 267-290.
Bohn, O.-S., 1995, Cross-language speech perception in adults: L1 transfer doesn't tell it all. In: Strange, W., ed., Speech perception and linguistic experience: Theoretical and methodological issues in cross-language speech research. Timonium, MD: York Press, 275-300.
Polka, L. & Bohn, O.-S., 1996, A cross-language comparison of vowel perception in English-learning and German-learning infants. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 100, 577-592.
Flege, J. E., Bohn, O.-S. & Jang, S., 1997, The production and perception of English vowels by native speakers of German, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish. Journal of Phonetics 25, 437-470.
Strange, W. & Bohn, O.-S., 1998, Dynamic specification of coarticulated German vowels: Perceptual and acoustical studies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 104, 488-504.
Bohn, O.-S., 2000, Linguistic relativity in speech perception: An overview of the influence of language experience on the perception of speech sounds from infancy to adulthood. In: Niemeier, S. & Dirven, R., eds., Evidence for Linguistic Relatvity. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: J. Benjamins, 1-28.
Bohn, O.-S. & Polka, L., 2001, Target spectral, dynamic spectral, and duration cues in infant perception of German vowels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 110, 504-515.
Bohn, O. S., 2002, On phonetic similarity. In: Burmeister, P. Piske, T. & Rohde, A., eds., An integrated view of language development: Papers in honor of Henning Wode. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier 191-216.
Polka, L. & Bohn, O.-S., 2003, Asymmetries in vowel perception. Speech Communication 41, 221-231.
Bohn, O.-S. & Steinlen, A. K., 2003, Consonantal context affects cross-language perception of vowels. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 2289-2292.
Strange, W., Bohn, O.-S., Trent, S. A. & Nishi, K., 2004, Acoustic and perceptual similarity of North German and American English vowels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 115, 1791-1807.
Bohn, O.-S., 2004, Tosprogethed. Magasinet Humaniora 2-2004, 17-22.
Bohn, O.-S., 2004, How to organize a fairly large vowel inventory: The vowels of fering (North Frisian). Journal of the International Phonetic Association 34, 161-173.
Announced on LINGUIST :  In Search of a Language for the Mind-Brain
 Language Experience in Second Language Speech Learning
Courses Taught: Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, Speech Perception, Language Acquisition, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, etc
Dissertation Director * of: A Cross-Linguistic Comparison of the Effects of Consonantal Contexts on Vowels Produced by Native and Non-Native Speakers
(Anja Steinlen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Testing knowledge of whole English collocations available for use in written production: Developing tests for use with intermediate and advanced Danish learners
(Robert Revier, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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