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By Ashley W. Farris-Trimble, Jessica A. Barlow

Any concept of phonology has to be in a position to account for the purchase and improvement of a phonological approach, and learning acquisition frequently ends up in reciprocal advances within the concept. This quantity explores the hyperlink among phonological thought and linguistic improvement from a number of angles, together with phonological illustration, person changes, and cross-linguistic methods. Chapters contact at the complete spectrum of phonological improvement, from youth to grownup second-language studying, and from constructing dialects to language loss of life. individuals are prime researchers within the fields of linguistics, speech pathology, and cognitive psychology. A tribute to Daniel A. Dinnsen, the papers during this quantity supplement his study occupation by way of highlighting major contributions of acquisition examine to the improvement of phonological conception.

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1988. Padroes na aquisicao da fonologia do portugues. Letras de Hoje 74: 7–30. , & Hammond, M. 2005. The acquisition of phonology based on input: A closer look at the relation of cross-linguistic and child language data. Lingua 115: 1403–1426. Covert contrast in the acquisition of second language phonology Fred R. Eckman, Gregory K. Iverson and Jae Yung Song University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee This paper reports results on the acquisition of the English /s/ – /z/ phonemic contrast by native speakers of Spanish.

For example, a participant had to produce [s] in at least eight of the ten words in which [s] occurred in initial position before a vowel, and likewise for [z], in order for the IL to be accorded having the /s/ – /z/ contrast in the basic environment. Acoustic analysis As we are also investigating whether any of our participants made a covert contrast between [s] and [z], we performed an acoustic analysis on the relevant sound files. We begin by considering the acoustic measures for distinguishing between [s] and [z] in general, and then proceed to the particular parameters that we employed.

Demuth, K. 2005. Asymmetries in the acquisition of word-initial and word-final consonant clusters. Journal of Child Language 32: 709–734. Kirk, C. & Demuth, K. 2006. Accounting for variability in 2-year-olds’ production of coda consonants. Language Learning and Development 2: 97–118. O. J. (2000). The acquisition of syllable types. Language Acquisition 8: 237–264. Lehiste, I. 1972. The timing of utterances and linguistic boundaries. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 51: 2018–2024. Lleó, C.

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