The production and perception of voice onset time in English-speaking children enrolled in a French immersion program

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The present study investigated the acquisition of French stop consonants in English-speaking children who attend a French immersion elementary school in Alberta, Canada. Both languages have voiced and voiceless stops, but in English the distinction is phonetically realized as short-lag vs. long-lag VOTs, while in French it is as lead vs. short-lag VOTs… (More)

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