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English Centering Diphthong Production By Polish Learners of English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2009-12-23)
The paper shows how British English centering diphthongs are adapted to the vowel space of Polish learners of English. The goal is to focus on complex vowels and the interaction of qualitative and quantitative features. ...
Stop Release in Polish English — Implications for Prosodic Constituency
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-06-26)
Although there is little consensus on the relevance of non-contrastive allophonic processes in L2 speech acquisition, EFL pronunciation textbooks cover the suppression of stop release in coda position. The tendency for ...
Monitoring English Sandhi Linking – A Study of Polish Listeners’ L2 Perception
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-07-10)
This paper presents a set of word monitoring experiments with Polish learners of English. Listeners heard short recordings of native English speech, and were instructed to respond when they recognized an English target ...
Perception of Allophonic Cues to English Word Boundaries by Polish Learners: Approximant Devoicing in English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-06-24)
The study investigates the perception of devoicing of English /w, r, j, l/ after /p, t, k/ as a word-boundary cue by Polish listeners. Polish does not devoice sonorants following voiceless stops in word-initial positions. ...
Phonological Factors Affecting L1 Phonetic Realization of Proficient Polish Users of English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-02-04)
Acoustic phonetic studies examine the L1 of Polish speakers with professional level proficiency in English. The studies include two tasks, a production task carried out entirely in Polish and a phonetic code-switching task ...