Sophie Herment

List of John Benjamins publications for which Sophie Herment plays a role.


Herment, Sophie and Anne Tortel 2021 Chapter 8. The intonation contour of non-finality revisited: Implications for EFL teachingEnglish Pronunciation Instruction: Research-based insights, Kirkova-Naskova, Anastazija, Alice Henderson and Jonás Fouz-González (eds.), pp. 175–196
It is well documented that in English falling contours are associated with final statements and rising contours with yes-no questions and continuation. Our analyses of the speech of native speakers show that falls dominate in read speech and are widely used non-finally. This has important… read more | Chapter