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The ups and downs of Vietnamese tones

@inproceedings{Bauman2009TheUA,
  title={The ups and downs of Vietnamese tones},
  author={Jessica Bauman and Allison Blodgett and C. Anton Rytting and Jessica Shamoo},
  year={2009}
}
he purpose of this study is to provide an empirical description of Northern and Southern Vietnamese lexical tones and to determine how successfully English-speaking adult learners of Vietnamese are able to produce native-like pronunciations. The primary methodology is a quantitative acoustic analysis of native speaker and adult learner speech with a focus on tone trajectory and duration. The native speaker results provide a comparative view of Northern and Southern Vietnamese tones, normalized… 
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