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The Initial State for Californian English Learners of Spanish and Portuguese Vowels
Second language (L2) learners often struggle with achieving native-like production and perception of L2 sounds. While there is ample research on the non-native perception of English vowels by nativeExpand
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Cross-language acoustic similarity predicts perceptual assimilation of Canadian English and Canadian French vowels.
Monolingual Peruvian Spanish listeners identified natural tokens of the Canadian French (CF) and Canadian English (CE) /ɛ/ and /æ/, produced in five consonantal contexts. The results demonstrate thatExpand
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Spanish is better than English for discriminating Portuguese vowels: acoustic similarity versus vowel inventory size
Second language (L2) learners often struggle to distinguish sound contrasts that are not present in their native language (L1). Models of non-native and L2 sound perception claim that perceptualExpand
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Annotation . This article describes algorithm for solving ultimate pit limit problem (UPIT), or a maximum weight closure problem. There are several method for solving this problem. We provides newExpand
Non‐native and second language perception of Spanish vowels by Californian English listeners.
The present study investigates multiple category assimilation in Californian English listeners’ cross‐language and L2 perception of Spanish vowels, as produced in Lima and Madrid. In labeling and XABExpand
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Cross-language perception of Brazilian Portuguese vowels by Californian English listeners
The present study investigates the perceptual assimilation and auditory categorization of Brazilian Portuguese vowels by monolingual speakers of Californian English. In the perceptual assimilationExpand
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