The Role of Native-Language Knowledge in the Perception of Casual Speech in a Second Language

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Casual speech processes, such as /t/-reduction, make word recognition harder. Additionally, word recognition is also harder in a second language (L2). Combining these challenges, we investigated whether L2 learners have recourse to knowledge from their native language (L1) when dealing with casual speech processes in their L2. In three experiments… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00249

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@inproceedings{Mitterer2012TheRO, title={The Role of Native-Language Knowledge in the Perception of Casual Speech in a Second Language}, author={Holger Mitterer and Annelie Tuinman}, booktitle={Front. Psychology}, year={2012} }