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By Jette G. Hansen Edwards

ISBN-10: 0826468624

ISBN-13: 9780826468628

This can be a examine of the phonological improvement of a kin of L2 English newbies. it's the first full-length ebook that makes a speciality of a tightly-knit staff of newbies' acquisition of phonology over a longitudinal time frame, and the 1st booklet to review either social and linguistic elements throughout that point interval. Jette G. Hansen analyses this knowledge accumulated from real language newbies within the gentle of modern conception, in addition to difficult facets of present pondering with regards to moment language acquisition. buying a Non-Native Phonology for that reason makes a massive and unique contribution to the sector and gives an in-depth research and dialogue of the developmental tactics in buying a non-native sound procedure which has no longer formerly been awarded. The publication is aimed toward teachers drawn to moment language acquisition, and researchers learning phonology mostly

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There are fewer threeconsonant codas, namely: /dst/, /kst/, /ks6/, /mps/, /Ipt/, /Ikt/, /Iks/, /IfB/, /ikt/, /nst/, /qst/, /qkt/, /qks/, /imG/, /ipt/, /Jps/ (Jensen 1993: 70). e. stops, nasals and fricatives). The majority of two-consonant codas also end in coronals; furthermore, vowels occurring before both two- and threeconsonant codas are mostly short and lax. In fact, long vowels do not occur before three-consonant codas, although they may occur before two-consonant codas if the two-consonant cluster contains only coronals Qensen 1993: 70).

1 Social identity Social identity is comprised of different components such as appearance, ethnicity, group memberships, language, culture, etc. that play out in different ways in different contexts with different interlocutors. Language is one medium through which we express our social identity, but identity construction is not unidirectional - our interlocutor(s) must recognize our constructed identity (our language markers) as social identity must be constructed in relation to other individuals.

Epenthesis would mean that the speaker has inserted a vowel, typically a schwa, after the consonant, as in [latas] for lots. Feature change would mean that the speaker produced the consonant in an articulatorily different manner, place or voicing. For example, many learners of English produce the voiceless interdental fricative /6/ as a voiceless alveolar fricative [s], thereby changing the place of articulation from interdental to alveolar. A fifth category emerged during the data analysis - two types of modification of a single onset or coda.

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