Learning effect of social affective prosody in Japanese by French learners

  title={Learning effect of social affective prosody in Japanese by French learners},
  author={Takaaki Shochi and Amandine Brousse and Marine Guerry and Donna Erickson and Albert Rilliard},
  journal={Speech prosody},
In this paper, we investigate how French listeners with various levels of knowledge in the Japanese language, as well as Japanese native speakers, recognize the social affective meanings of utterances expressed during face-to-face interactions. A lexically neutral sentence consisting of 3 morae uttered with 8 different social affects by 6 native Japanese speakers during a conversation was used as stimulus for this experiment. Listeners had to recognize the expressions among the 8 possibilities… 

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