Second Language Speech Perception and Production: Acquisition of Phonological Contrasts in Japanese


SKU: 9780761825869
Author: Toda, Takako
Publication Date: 08/04/2003
Publisher: University Press of America
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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This study examines the acquisition of phonological duration contrast in Japanese, and aims to contribute to second language acquisition theory from the viewpoint of interlanguage phonology. Acoustic techniques are used to investigate the mechanisms of English-speaking learners’ speech perception and production.