Context speech rate and duration as cues to native and non-native perception of casually-spoken words in Russian

@inproceedings{Banzina2009ContextSR,
  title={Context speech rate and duration as cues to native and non-native perception of casually-spoken words in Russian},
  author={Elina Banzina and Laura Dilley},
  year={2009}
}
How word duration and context speech rate affect lexical perception is unclear. We investigated the influence of these attributes on perception of casually-spoken Russian sentences. In Experiment 1, native Russian speakers performed a transcription task on sentences containing rate manipulations. Experiment 2 was a forced choice task using the same materials involving native Russian speakers and native English speakers with high or low proficiency in Russian. In both experiments, word duration… CONTINUE READING