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Acquiring a Non-Native Phonology by Jette G. Hansen Edwards PDF

By Jette G. Hansen Edwards

ISBN-10: 0826468624

ISBN-13: 9780826468628

ISBN-10: 1847142982

ISBN-13: 9781847142986

This can be a research of the phonological improvement of a family members of L2 English newbies. it's the first full-length ebook that makes a speciality of a tightly-knit workforce of beginners' acquisition of phonology over a longitudinal time-frame, and the 1st booklet to check either social and linguistic elements throughout that point interval. Jette G. Hansen analyses this knowledge accumulated from real language beginners within the gentle of contemporary conception, in addition to tough elements of present considering near to moment language acquisition. buying a Non-Native Phonology as a result makes a tremendous and unique contribution to the sector and gives an in-depth research and dialogue of the developmental approaches in buying a non-native sound process which has no longer formerly been awarded. The booklet is geared toward teachers drawn to moment language acquisition, and researchers learning phonology quite often

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Additionally, both preceding and following linguistic environment were found to have an INVESTIGATING L2 PHONOLOGY • 33 effect on coda production. The study also found that homovoicing of segments favoured absence while heterovoicing favoured retention. Other L2 phonological studies, though not necessarily variationist, have also found that linguistic factors such as phonological environment have an effect on L2 production: for example, both Gatbonton (1978) and Major (1996) also found that a following vowel may facilitate production (vs.

Many of this wave of immigrants settled in California, Texas and Florida (Rutledge 1992). The second wave of immigration took place between 1979 and 1983 because of the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia, military actions against the Laotian hill people and the anti-Catholic policy of the Vietnamese Government. In this wave of immigration, approximately 455,000 south-eastern Asian refugees settled in the United RESEARCHING THE NGUYEN FAMILY • 49 States. This group of refugees was diverse in terms of language, ethnicity, religion and nationality (Rutledge 1992).

The women who had the densest L2 social networks and were the most integrated into the L2 community had the greatest use of the Norwegian /r/; conversely, the women who had little contact with Norwegians and had a strong American identity had a greater use of American III than Norwegian /r/. 2 Gender Social identity is also tightly connected with gender and gender identity. Gender can be denned as 'social practice' (Ehrlich, 1997), and be located within a social, historical and cultural space that is dynamic across time and space.

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