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The English pronunciation teaching in Europe survey: selected results
The results of EPTiES reveal interesting phenomena across Europe, despite shortcomings in terms of construction and distribution. For example, most respondents are non-native speakers of English and the majority of them ...
A Corpus-Based, Pilot Study of Lexical Stress Variation in American English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2010-10-19)
Phonological free variation describes the phenomenon of there being more than one pronunciation for a word without any change in meaning (e.g. because, schedule, vehicle). The term also applies to words that exhibit different ...
Desperately Seeking a Communicative Approach: English Pronunciation in a Sample of French and Polish Secondary School Textbooks
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-10-15)
The first part of this paper analyses pronunciation exercises in a representative sample of textbooks from each country. Pronunciation exercises were classified based on the degree to which they mobilize communicative ...