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By Johanneke Caspers, Yiya Chen, Willemijn Heeren, Jos Pacilly, Niels O. Schiller, Ellen van Zanten

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Above and past the Segments provides a different selection of experimental linguistic and phonetic examine. customarily, it offers with the experimental method of prosodic, and extra particularly melodic, points of speech. however it additionally treats segmental phonetics and phonology, moment language studying, semantics and similar subject matters.
Apart from eu languages and dialects (including Dutch, English, Greek, Danish, and dialects from Italy and The Netherlands) there are also chapters on areas as frequent as China, Russia, South Africa, South Sudan, and Surinam. those all testify the large range of language and speech on the earth.
This booklet is of exact curiosity to linguists engaged on prosodic features of speech usually and to these learning non-Western languages specifically.

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We investigated whether the accentuation pattern of the L1 – plastic or non-plastic – influences pitch accent placement in read aloud L2 Dutch. Pitch accent placement in Dutch as a second language Background Mandarin speakers of Dutch as a second language are generally able to identify the correct position of a pitch accent in simple sentences containing literally given information (He, van Heuven & Gussenhoven, 2010). In the relevant stimulus materials the target word is present in the immediately preceding context sentence, and the subjects have to choose the best version of the target sentence from two possibilities: with a pitch accent on the repeated word – which results in an incorrect accentuation pattern – or on another word, carrying new information (which is correct).

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Each fragment contains speech from one speaker. , some speaking partners from the telephone conversations under investigation). e. , self-introductions on the phone are removed). The line-up might consist of approximately 10–20 fragments of maximally 20 seconds duration, and could look like this: 2. Ideally, foils should be from the same peer group as the speaker(s) under investigation; in particular, they should have a similar language background. Overall they should not sound too dissimilar from the speaker(s) under investigation.

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