A phonological contrastive analysis of Kurdish and English

@article{Rahimpour2011APC,
  title={A phonological contrastive analysis of Kurdish and English},
  author={M. Rahimpour and Majid Saedi Dovaise},
  journal={International Journal of English Linguistics},
  year={2011},
  volume={1},
  pages={73-82}
}
  • M. Rahimpour, Majid Saedi Dovaise
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of English Linguistics
  • This study is an attempt to compare and contrast the sound systems of Kurdish and English for pedagogical aims. The consonants, vowels, stress and intonation of the two languages are described using the same model-taxonomic phonology- and then compared and contrasted to find the similarities and differences between the two systems and hence the potential areas of difficulty in teaching English to students whose native language is Kurdish. Forty four phonemes of BBC English have been described… CONTINUE READING
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