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Measuring vowel duration variability in native English speakers and polish learners
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012-10-21)
This paper presents a set of simple statistical measures that illustrate the difference between native English speakers and Polish learners of English in varying the length of vocalic segments in read speech. Relative vowel ...
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, ...
The Effect of IP Constituent Position and Foot Complexity on Timing in Polish Learner's English Pronunciation
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2010-10-19)
A comparison of native and Polish learners' performance shows similar durations of stressed and pitch accented syllables. The unstressed syllables and syllable clusters, on the other hand, are significantly longer in ...
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 ...