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The effect of word-initial glottalization on word monitoring in Slovak speakers of English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012-10-21)
The study investigates the impact of glottal elements before word-initial vowels on the speed of processing of the phrases taken from natural continuous speech. In many languages a word beginning with a vowel can be preceded ...
Spectral Characteristics of Schwa in Czech Accented English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2013-05-04)
The English central mid lax vowel (i.e., schwa) often contributes considerably to the sound differences between native and non-native speech. Many foreign speakers of English fail to reduce certain underlying vowels to ...
Credibility of native and non-native speakers of English revisited: Do non-native listeners feel the same?
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017-10-11)
This study reports on research stimulated by Lev-Ari and Keysar (2010) who showed that native listeners find statements delivered by foreign-accented speakers to be less true than those read by native speakers. Our objective ...
Assimilation of Voicing in Czech Speakers of English: The Effect of the Degree of Accentedness
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-06-26)
Czech and English are languages which differ with respect to the implementation of voicing. Unlike in English, there is a considerable agreement between phonological (systemic) and phonetic (actual) voicing in Czech, and, ...
The Impact of Rhythmic Distortions in Speech on Personality Assessment
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-10-15)
The perennial question as to how perceived otherness in speech projects into listener assessment of one’s personality has been systematically investigated within the field of foreign accentedness, vocal communication of ...