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Immediate and Distracted Imitation in Second-Language Speech: Unreleased Plosives in English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2013-05-04)
The paper investigates immediate and distracted imitation in second-language speech using unreleased plosives. Unreleased plosives are fairly frequently found in English sequences of two stops. Polish, on the other hand, ...
Forming New Vowel Categories in Second Language Speech: The Case of Polish Learners' Production of English /I/ and /e/
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2010-10-19)
The paper concentrates on formation of L2 English vowel categories in the speech of Polish learners. More specifically, it compares distribution of two English categories - /I/ and /e/ relative to neighbouring Polish vowels. ...
English word stress in Polish learners’ speech production and metacompetence
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-02-06)
This paper focuses on the relations between conscious and subconscious aspects of English word stress acquisition. Using two tasks–reading and written word stress identification, we test metacompetence and production ...
Gemination Strategies in L1 And English Pronunciation of Polish Learners
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-10-15)
Polish is a language where true geminates appear and the occurrence of a double consonant letter in spelling corresponds with double or at least prolonged consonant articulation regardless of the morphological structure ...