Regional Phonetic Differentiation in Standard Canadian English

  title={Regional Phonetic Differentiation in Standard Canadian English},
  author={Charles Boberg},
  journal={Journal of English Linguistics},
  pages={129 - 154}
  • Charles Boberg
  • Published 16 April 2008
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of English Linguistics
Taking as a point of departure the preliminary view of regional phonetic differentiation in Canadian English developed by the Atlas of North American English, this article presents data from a new acoustic-phonetic study of regional variation in Canadian English carried out by the author at McGill University. While the Atlas analyzes mostly spontaneous speech data from thirty-three speakers covering a broad social range, the present study analyzes word list data from a larger number of speakers… 

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