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Author Garcia-Perez, Grisel Maria.

Title Training Spanish Speakers to Perceive and Pronounce English Vowels : a Theoretical, Practical Approach
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (166 pages)
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword by Juan Manuel Sosa; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter I: Current Trends and Research in Teaching Pronunciation; Chapter II: Experimental Study on Perception and Production; Chapter III: Results and Analysis on Perception; Chapter IV: Results and Analysis on Production; Chapter V: Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Summary This study investigated the effects of training native speakers of Spanish in the perception and production of English vowels in a regular classroom setting, not a laboratory. Thirty-two adult native Spanish speakers were trained to identify and produce English pairs of vowels /i/-/?/, /u/-/?/, and /?/-/?/ over a three-week training period. The experimental design included a pretest-posttest procedure in order to compare the subject's performance before and after training. A significant improvement in the subjects' performance as an effect of training was revealed on perception, but no signifi
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Subject English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Spanish.
Genre/Form Textbooks
Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773411194 (electronic bk.)
9780773411197 (electronic bk.)