Forced-choice analysis of segmental production by Chinese-accented English speakers.

@article{Rogers2005ForcedchoiceAO,
  title={Forced-choice analysis of segmental production by Chinese-accented English speakers.},
  author={Catherine L Rogers and Jonathan Dalby},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2005},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={306-22}
}
This study describes the development of a minimal-pairs word list targeting phoneme contrasts that pose difficulty for Mandarin Chinese-speaking learners of English as a second language. The target phoneme inventory was compiled from analysis of phonetic transcriptions of about 800 mono- and polysyllabic English words with examples of all the vowels, diphthongs, and syllable onsets and codas of the language. The Mandarin-specific minimal-pairs list derived from the phonetic transcription… CONTINUE READING

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