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Chen, Hsueh Chu and Qian Wen Han. 2019. L3 phonology: contributions of L1 and L2 to L3 pronunciation learning by Hong Kong speakers. The International Journal of Multilingualism 16 (4) : 492–512.
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This inquiry explored the influence of 24 Hong Kong learners’ first and second languages (Cantonese and English, respectively) on the acquisition of Mandarin as a third language (L3) and debated how multilingual learners acquire L3 pronunciation features. The most frequent phonological features in L2 English and L3 Mandarin pronunciations were first analysed and reported.