The Effect of Foreign Accent and Speaking Rate on Native Speaker Comprehension

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This study investigated the effect offoreign accent and speakingrate on native speaker comprehension. The speakers for the study were three native speakers of Chinese, with TSE (Test of Spoken English) comprehensibility scores of 180,200, and 260, and one native speaker ofAmerican English. The speakers each read passages at three different speaking rates… (More)

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@inproceedings{AndersonHsieh2006TheEO, title={The Effect of Foreign Accent and Speaking Rate on Native Speaker Comprehension}, author={Janet Anderson-Hsieh and K. K{\"{o}hler}, year={2006} }