A SOCIO-PHONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF TAIWAN ENGLISH FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF WORLD ENGLISHES

@article{Yang2012ASA,
  title={A SOCIO-PHONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF TAIWAN ENGLISH FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF WORLD ENGLISHES},
  author={James H. Yang},
  journal={Taiwan journal of linguistics},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={115-142}
}
While earlier studies on English pronunciation features among native speakers of Mandarin, albeit scarce, have discovered many sound features distinct from Standard English, they failed to analyse how frequently each of the features occurred in learners with different English proficiency levels (Chang, 1991; Chen, 1975; Chung, 2006; Gao, 1995; Lee, 1986). This study focuses on intermediate-level learners of English explore the occurrence frequency of such pronunciation features among them… Expand

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