CONSONANT CLUSTER REDUCTION OBSERVED IN THE ANGLOPHONE COMMUNITY OF JAPAN

@inproceedings{Hirano2014CONSONANTCR,
  title={CONSONANT CLUSTER REDUCTION OBSERVED IN THE ANGLOPHONE COMMUNITY OF JAPAN},
  author={Keiko Hirano},
  year={2014}
}
This paper investigates the consequences of frequent interaction with non-native English speakers on the English usage of native English speakers living in Japan. Isolation from native speakers of English and frequent contact with non-native speakers, including Japanese people, may result in a change of linguistic environment for the native speakers of English. This change is likely to influence their way of speaking English while they are in Japan. Since English is the first foreign language… CONTINUE READING

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