"Look at the shark": Evaluation of student- and actress-produced standardised sentences of infant- and foreigner-directed speech

  title={"Look at the shark": Evaluation of student- and actress-produced standardised sentences of infant- and foreigner-directed speech},
  author={Monja A. Knoll and Lisa Scharrer and Alan Costall},
  journal={Speech Commun.},
Standardised sentence production is routinely used in speech research to avoid content variability typical of natural speech production. However, the validity of such standardised material is not well understood. Here, we evaluated the use of standardised sentences by comparing them to two existing, non-standardised datasets of simulated free and natural speech (the latter produced by mothers in real interactions). Standardised sentences and simulated free speech were produced by students and… Expand
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