Language Experience in Second Language Speech Learning

In honor of James Emil Flege

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| Aarhus University
| Simon Fraser University
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This stimulating collection of articles from leading international researchers provides a state-of-the-art overview of core issues in second language speech perception and production. Aimed at phoneticians, speech scientists, psycholinguists, applied linguists, and pedagogical specialists, it presents engaging discussions of fundamental problems and controversies within the field, as well as new empirical findings arising from a variety of methodological approaches. Its twenty chapters, inspired by the ground-breaking work of James E. Flege, address such topics as the theoretical underpinnings of second language speech learning; the nature and etiology of foreign accents; the effects of age, experience, and training; speech intelligibility; and the acquisition of vowels, consonants, tone, and prosody. This volume will serve as a valuable resource, not only for researchers, but for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of an area of linguistics that is rapidly growing in importance.
[Language Learning & Language Teaching, 17]  2007.  xvii, 406 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Dedication
ix
Alphabetical List of Contributors
xi–xiii
Acknowledgments
xv
Biographical Note
James Emil Flege
xvii
PART I: The nature of L2 speech learning
1
The study of second language speech learning: A brief overview
Murray J. Munro and Ocke-Schwen Bohn
3–11
Nonnative and second-language speech perception: Commonalities and complementarities
Catherine T. Best and Michael D. Tyler
13–34
Cross-language phonetic similarity of vowels: Theoretical and methodological issues
Winifred Strange
35–55
Investigating the role of attention in phonetic learning
Susan G. Guion and Eric Pederson
57–77
You are what you eat phonetically: The effect of linguistic experience on the perception of foreign vowels
Elaina M. Frieda and Takeshi Nozawa
79–96
PART II: The concept of foreign accent
97
Nativelike pronunciation among late learners of French as a second language
David Birdsong
99–116
Second language acquisition of a regional dialect of American English by native Japanese speakers
Robert Allen Fox and Julie Tevis McGory
117–134
Acoustic variability and perceptual learning: The case of non-native accented speech
Allard Jongman and Travis Wade
135–150
PART III: Consonants and vowels
151
Strategies for Realization of L2-Categories: English /s/ — /z/
Robert McAllister
153–166
Temporal remnants from Mandarin in nonnative English speech
Yue Wang and Dawn Behne
167–184
Cross-language consonant identification: English and Korean
Anna Marie Schmidt
185–200
The relationship between identification and discrimination in cross-language perception: The case of Korean and Thai
Ratree Wayland
201–218
PART IV: Beyond consonants and vowels
219
Music and language learning: Effect of musical training on learning L2 speech contrasts
Terry L. Gottfried
221–237
Behavioral and cortical effects of learning a second language: The acquisition of tone
Joan A. Sereno and Yue Wang
239–258
The perception of tones and phones
Denis Burnham and Karen Mattock
259–280
Prosody in second language acquisition: Acoustic analyses of duration and F0 range
Katsura Aoyama and Susan G. Guion
281–297
PART V: Emerging issues
299
Implications of James E. Flege’s research for the foreign language classroom
Thorsten Piske
301–314
Speech learning, lexical reorganization, and the development of word recognition by native and non-native English speakers
Amanda C. Walley
315–330
Phonemic errors in different word positions and their effects on intelligibility of non-native speech: All’s well that begins well
Tessa Bent, Ann R. Bradlow and Bruce L. Smith
331–347
The graphical basis of phones and phonemes
Robert F. Port
349–365
References
367–398
Author Index
399–403
Subject Index
405–406
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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