Phillip M. Carter

List of John Benjamins publications for which Phillip M. Carter plays a role.


Carter, Phillip M. and Kristen D’Alessandro Merii 2023 Spanish-influenced lexical phenomena in emerging Miami English: Tracking production and perceptionEnglish World-Wide 44:2, pp. 219–250 | Article
This study considers the role of Spanish-to-English calques in a variety of English that has developed alongside Spanish in Miami (U.S.). Data were obtained from three sources: (1) a production experiment (translation task) conducted with two generations of Cuban Americans, (2) a perception… read more
Carter, Phillip M. and Tonya Wolford 2016 Cross-generational prosodic convergence in South Texas SpanishSpanish in Context 13:1, pp. 29–52 | Article
This study investigates variation in the prosodic system of Spanish in the speech of three generations of Mexican Americans living in a Mexican American-majority community in South Texas, United States, characterized by high levels of bilingualism and long-term, sustained contact between languages.… read more
Thomas, Erik R. and Phillip M. Carter 2006 Prosodic rhythm and African American EnglishEnglish World-Wide 27:3, pp. 331–355 | Article
Prosodic rhythm was measured for a sample of 20 African American and 20 European American speakers from North Carolina using the metric devised by Low, Grabe and Nolan (2000), which involves comparisons of the durations of vowels in adjacent syllables. In order to gain historical perspective, the… read more