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Prosodic phrasing unique to the acquisition of L2 intonation - an analysis of L2 Japanese intonation by L1 Swedish learners

  title={Prosodic phrasing unique to the acquisition of L2 intonation - an analysis of L2 Japanese intonation by L1 Swedish learners},
  author={Yasuko Nagano-Madsen},
This paper examines the prosodic organization of L2 Japanese produced by L1 Swedish at the beginner level. Japanese and Swedish have been well studied for their prosodic structures and some well-defined prosodic phrases have been proposed. However, these existing prosodic phrases are found to be inadequate in analyzing L2 intonation seen as interlanguage. Instead, it consists of some unique phrasing showing the characteristics of interlanguage, i.e. a language that has its own system and it… 

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