Positions

Overview

  • I retired from UAB in 2006 and currently live in Italy
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2008 The first years in an L2-speaking environment: A comparison of Japanese children and adults learning American EnglishInternational Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching.  46:61-90. 2008
    2006 Evaluating the effects of chronological age and sentence duration on degree of perceived foreign accentApplied Psycholinguistics.  27. 2006
    2006 Evaluating the effects of chronological age and sentence duration on degree of perceived foreign accentApplied Psycholinguistics.  27:157-183. 2006
    2005 A developmental study of English vowel production and perception by native Korean adults and children.J. Phonetics.  33:263-290. 2005
    2004 Effects of the age of second language learning on the duration of first and second language sentences: The role of suppressionApplied Psycholinguistics.  25:373-396. 2004
    2002 Assessing bilingual dominanceApplied Psycholinguistics.  23:567-598. 2002
    2001 Effects of word class differences on L2 pronunciation accuracyApplied Psycholinguistics.  22:283-299. 2001
    2000 Pronunciation proficiency in the first and second languages of Korean–English bilingualsBilingualism: Language and Cognition.  3:131-149. 2000
    2000 Factors affecting the recognition of words in a second languageBilingualism: Language and Cognition.  3:55-67. 2000
    2000 Age of learning effects on the duration of sentences produced in a second languageApplied Psycholinguistics.  21:205-228. 2000
    1999 Scaling foreign accent: Direct magnitude estimation versus interval scalingClinical Linguistics & Phonetics.  13:335-349. 1999
    1998 The Phonetic Study of BilingualismIlha do Desterro.  35:17-26. 1998
    1996 The effects of age of second language learning on the production of English vowelsApplied Psycholinguistics.  17:313-313. 1996
    1996 The effects of age of second language learning on the production of English vowelsApplied Psycholinguistics.  17:313-334. 1996
    1995 Two Procedures for Training a Novel Second Language Phonetic ContrastApplied Psycholinguistics.  16:425-442. 1995
    1990 Interlingual identification and the role of foreign language experience in L2 vowel perceptionApplied Psycholinguistics.  11:303-328. 1990
    1990 The design of a microcomputer-controlled voice onset time analyzerBiomedical Instrumentation and Technology.  24:357-362. 1990
    1987 A critical period for learning to pronounce foreign languages?Applied Linguistics.  8:162-177. 1987
    1984 The Effect of Linguistic Experience on Arabs' Perception of the English /s/ vs. /z/ ContrastFolia Linguistica.  18:117-138. 1984
    1984 Transfer and developmental processes in adult foreign language speech productionApplied Psycholinguistics.  5:323-347. 1984

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Effects of Spanish Use on the Production of Catalan Vowels by Early Spanish-Catalan Bilinguals.  33-53. 2015
    2011 Assessing constraints on second-language segmental production and perception.  319-358. 2011
    2011 English vowel productions by dutch talkers: More evidence for the “similar�? vs “new�? distinction.  11-52. 2011
    2011 Investigating Native and Non-Native Vowels Produced in Conversational Speech.  195-205. 2011
    2011 Perpeption and production of a new vowel category by adult second language learners.  53-74. 2011
    2011 What Accounts for 'Age' Effects on Overall Degree of Foreign Accent?.  65-82. 2011
    2011 Why Are the Catalan Contrasts between /e/-/e/ and /o/-/ɔ/ So Difficult for Even Early Spanish-Catalan Bilinguals to Perceive?.  183-193. 2011
    2008 Give input a chance!1.  175-190. 2008
    2007 Language Contact in Bilingualism: Phonetic System Interactions.  353-381. 2007
    2003 Second-Language Sound Learning in Children and Adults: Learning Sounds, Words, or Both?.  775-786. 2003
    2002 The Effect of Perceived Phonetic Similarity on Non-Native Sound Learning by Children and Adults.  36-47. 2002
    2001 Regular-Irregular Dissociations in L2 Acquisition of English Morphology.  123-132. 2001
    1996 Factors Affecting the Production of Word-Initial Consonants in a Second Language.  47-73. 1996
    1992 The Intelligibility of English Vowels Spoken by British and Dutch Talkers.  157-232. 1992
    1987 Effects of Equivalence Classification on the Production of Foreign Language Speech Sounds.  9-39. 1987

    Education And Training

  • Northwestern University Communication Sciences and Disorders, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics, Indiana University System : Indiana University-Bloomington 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, Indiana University System : Indiana University-Bloomington 1979
  • Full Name

  • James Flege