Perception of foreign accent syndrome speech and its relation to segmental characteristics.

@article{Dankovicov2011PerceptionOF,
  title={Perception of foreign accent syndrome speech and its relation to segmental characteristics.},
  author={Jana Dankovicov{\'a} and Claire Hunt},
  journal={Clinical linguistics & phonetics},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={85-120}
}
Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is an acquired neurogenic disorder characterized by altered speech that sounds foreign-accented. This study presents a British subject perceived to speak with an Italian (or Greek) accent after a brainstem (pontine) stroke. Native English listeners rated the strength of foreign accent and impairment they perceived in speech of the FAS subject, alongside that of two native English speakers and Italian, Greek, and French L2 speakers acting as controls. The FAS… CONTINUE READING

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