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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 ...
Acoustic Correlates of Word Stress as A Cue to Accent Strength
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-06-26)
Due to the clear interference of their mother tongue prosody, many Czech learners produce their English with a conspicuous foreign accent. The goal of the present study is to investigate the acoustic cues that differentiate ...
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 ...