Recognition of accented English in quiet by younger normal-hearing listeners and older listeners with normal-hearing and hearing loss.

@article{GordonSalant2010RecognitionOA,
  title={Recognition of accented English in quiet by younger normal-hearing listeners and older listeners with normal-hearing and hearing loss.},
  author={Sandra Gordon-Salant and Grace H. Yeni-Komshian and Peter J. Fitzgibbons},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={
          444-55
        }
}
This investigation examined the effects of listener age and hearing loss on recognition of accented speech. Speech materials were isolated English words and sentences that featured phonemes that are often mispronounced by non-native speakers of English whose first language is Spanish. These stimuli were recorded by a native speaker of English and two non-native speakers of English: one with a mild accent and one with a moderate accent. The stimuli were presented in quiet to younger and older… CONTINUE READING

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