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Flege, James

  1. Thorsten Piske

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0416

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Piske, T. 2012. Flege, James. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


James Emil Flege was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1950. He obtained a PhD degree in linguistics from Indiana University in 1979. His PhD dissertation, supervised by Robert F. Port, was entitled “Phonetic Interference in Second Language Acquisition.”


  • bilingualism;
  • perception;
  • phonetics;
  • second language acquisition;
  • grammar;
  • pronunciation