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Accents of English at Czech schools: Students’ attitudes and recognition skills
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-02-06)
The study investigates the attitudes of 254 Czech students towards English as the main language taught at secondary schools. The questionnaire enquired about their perspectives on learning English in general, British and ...
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, ...
Degrees of Propositionality in Construals of Time Quantities1
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
The paper investigates the possible conceptual bases of differences between seemingly synonymous and easily definable temporal expressions. Looking at the usage patterns of nominal temporal phrases in reference corpora of ...
Pronunciation acquisition patterns of learners with different starting levels
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-02-04)
This study described the results of an investigation into the effect of an intensive 12-week pronunciation course in British English which 30 Dutch female 1st-year university students of English took. They read out the ...