Training Spanish Speakers to Perceive and Pronounce English Vowels : a Theoretical, Practical Approach.

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Author / Creator:García Pérez, Grisel Maria.
Imprint:Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2011.
Description:1 online resource (166 pages)
Subject:English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Spanish.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Alphabets & Writing Systems.
English language.
Languages & Literatures.
English Language.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Textbooks -- for Spanish speakers.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Summary:This study investigated the effects of training native speakers of Spanish in the perception and production of English vowels in a regular classroom setting, not a laboratory. Thirty-two adult native Spanish speakers were trained to identify and produce English pairs of vowels /i/-/?/, /u/-/?/, and /?/-/?/ over a three-week training period. The experimental design included a pretest-posttest procedure in order to compare the subject's performance before and after training. A significant improvement in the subjects' performance as an effect of training was revealed on perception, but no signifi.
Other form:Print version: García Pérez, Grisel Maria. Training Spanish Speakers to Perceive and Pronounce English Vowels : A Theoretical, Practical Approach. Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011 9780773425842