Lecture_1_APS - TSL 3378 Acquisition of Pronunciation Skills Introduction Accent Definition Systematic difference between the phonology of an

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TSL 3378 Acquisition of Pronunciation Skills
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Introduction Accent Definition: Systematic difference between the phonology of an individual speaker and the phonological norms of his/her “target” language or dialect Phonology: Intonation Stress Tone Phoneme sequences Phonemes Allophones Note: Listen to examples from waveform editor Most commonly studied
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Etiology of accents Why do some non-native speakers of American English have persistent difficulties in pronunciation? Examples (Receptive or perceptual difficulties): dental vs. retroflex sounds, [  ]-[  ] voiceless unaspirated and voiced sound Tone contrasts, [  ] Tone 2 vs [  ] Tone 3
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Etiology of accents Why do many speakers of a second language or another dialect develop an accent? Examples: Expressive or productive difficulties Ex: voiced vs. breathy voiced stops for English speakers, [  ]-[  ] Ex: voiceless unaspirated alveolar click [  ]
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Lecture_1_APS - TSL 3378 Acquisition of Pronunciation Skills Introduction Accent Definition Systematic difference between the phonology of an

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