Paola Escudero

List of John Benjamins publications for which Paola Escudero plays a role.


Elvin, Jaydene, Daniel Williams and Paola Escudero 2020 Learning to perceive, produce and recognise words in a non-native language: Australian English vs. European Spanish learners of Brazilian PortugueseLinguistic Approaches to Portuguese as an Additional Language, Molsing, Karina Veronica, Cristina Becker Lopes Perna and Ana Maria Tramunt Ibaños (eds.), pp. 61–82
This chapter investigates three important skills that facilitate L2 communication: (1) perception (listening), (2) spoken word recognition (understanding) and (3) production (speaking) and their interrelation. In Part One, we present a review of the literature pertaining to L2 acquisition in… read more | Chapter
Escudero, Paola and Titia Benders 2010 Phonetic and phonological approaches to early word recognition: Empirical findings, methodological issues, and theoretical implicationsThe Linguistics Enterprise: From knowledge of language to knowledge in linguistics, Everaert, Martin B.H., Tom Lentz, Hannah N.M. De Mulder, Øystein Nilsen and Arjen Zondervan (eds.), pp. 55–78
This paper reviews two methodological paradigms and three theoretical proposals put forward to investigate infants’ sensitivity to phonetic detail in early word recognition. The results of studies using the first methodological paradigm suggest that infants are unable to use phonetic detail when… read more | Article
This paper reports the findings of an experimental study that investigated the perception of Standard Scottish English (SSE) /i/-/I/ by Spanish speakers. Many of the learners of this study adequately identified and discriminated the new contrast, but did so by using vowel duration, an auditory… read more | Article
Escudero, Paola and Michael Sharwood Smith 2001 Reinventing the native speaker: or ‘What you never wanted to know about the native speaker so never dared to ask.’EUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 1 (2001), Foster-Cohen, Susan H. and Anna Nizegorodcew (eds.), pp. 275–286
Precise definition of the term, ‘native speaker’, is extremely difficult and therefore usually avoided even though the concept is vital in SLA as in many other domains dealing with language ability. Most researchers rely on the assumption that there is a common understanding of what a… read more | Article