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

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

by Takako Toda
     
 

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761825869
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
08/04/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

Takako Toda is Associate Professor, Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics, Waseda University.

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