The Perception of English Vowels by Monolingual , Bilingual , and Heritage Speakers of Spanish and English

  title={The Perception of English Vowels by Monolingual , Bilingual , and Heritage Speakers of Spanish and English},
  author={Amanda Boomershine},
  • Amanda Boomershine
  • Published 2013
The present study investigates the perception of English vowels by monolingual, bilingual, and heritage English and Spanish speakers. The researcher has as a primary goal the improvement of understanding of second language speech learning, especially as it relates to heritage or early bilingual speakers of the languages in question. This data can be used to better describe how heritage language learning differs from traditional L2 learning. The findings have implications for both language… CONTINUE READING


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