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- 15Speech perception
- 2English language--Consonants
- 1Age of acquisition
- 2Munro, Murray J.
- 2Tucker, Benjamin V.
- 1Amy Fountain
- 1Assmann, Peter F.
- 1Benjamin V. Tucker
- 1Brar, Harveen
- 12Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of
- 12Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of/Theses and Dissertations
- 2Linguistics, Department of
- 1Linguistics, Department of/Research Materials (Linguistics)
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Natural, spontaneous speech (and even quite careful speech) often shows extreme reduction of many speech segments, even resulting in apparent deletion of consonants. Where the flap ([ɾ]) allophone of /t/ and /d/ is expected in American English, one frequently sees an approximant-like or even...
A number of speech perception studies have been carried out to investigate how we process audio signals containing real words. However, comparatively fewer studies have been conducted looking at how listeners process audio signals containing phonotactically legal pseudowords. Some traditional...
This study tests early Chinese-English bilinguals’ perception of Thai lexical tone. Lexical tone is a feature that is used contrastively in Chinese but not in English. Chinese-learning infants exhibit native-like treatment of Thai tonal contours, while English learners exhibit non-native...