Relationship Between Cortical Thickness and Developing Language SkillKelly Vaughn & My Nguyen
Weighing Accentedness in Foreign Accented SpeechZhiyan Gao
The current study aims to help language teachers set priorities for their instruction by identifying the segmental and structural aspects of pronunciation that are most foreign-accented to native speakers of American English. The current study employed a perception experiment. 100 speech samples selected from the Speech Accent Archive (Weinberger 2016) were presented to 110 native American English listeners who listened to and rated the foreign accentedness of each sample on a 9-point rating scale. 20...