• Engineering
  • Published 2012

English Pronunciation Problems for Pahari Learners: An Acoustic Study

@inproceedings{Khan2012EnglishPP,
  title={English Pronunciation Problems for Pahari Learners: An Acoustic Study},
  author={Abdul Qadir Khan and Tayyeba Khanum Qadir},
  year={2012}
}
The present study explores the pronunciation problems faced by Pahari speakers while learning English consonants. The study particularly focuses on the pronunciation of English consonants, which are not found in Pahari phonemic inventory. It further looks into the role of L1 in the pronunciation of the target English consonants. The study identifies four English consonants /θ, ð, w, �/, which are problematic for Pahari speakers. It further shows that these consonants are pronounced with native… CONTINUE READING

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