Factors Affecting Accent Acquisition: The Case of Russian Immigrants in Israel

Abstract

A debate centers on whether the native accent is acquired early in life or whether it can be acquired at any time. This study investigated factors that may affect native accent acquisition in a second language. Participants in this study were 50 Russians who immigrated to Israel, 17 males and 33 females. Their age on arrival was 5 to 25 years. They were… (More)

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@inproceedings{AbuRabia2011FactorsAA, title={Factors Affecting Accent Acquisition: The Case of Russian Immigrants in Israel}, author={Salim Abu-Rabia}, year={2011} }