ERIC Number: ED058802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Contrastive Analysis of Spanish and English Sounds Which Create Pronunciation Difficulties.
Stewart, Adela Artola
This pamphlet presents the content of a workshop on the contrastive analysis of Spanish and English sounds which create pronunciation difficulties for Mexican- American children learning the English language. Introductory remarks lead to teaching procedures for: (1) "ch" (voiceless alveo-palatal affricate, (2) "sh" (voiceless alveo-palatal fricative, (3) contrast of "ch" and "sh" (4) "th" (voiceless dental fricative, (5) "th" (voiced dental fricative, (6) initial "d," medial position "d", and final "ed" (voiced alveolar stop /d/), (7) final "d" (voiced alveolar stop /d/), (8) final "ng" (voiced velar nasal), (9) "z" (voiced alveolar fricative /z/), (10) short "i," and (11) "y" (voiced alveo-palatal resonant semiconsonant /Y/). Suggested games and practice drills are included. A selected bibliography concludes the text. (RL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Behavior Patterns, Consonants, Contrastive Linguistics, English, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Language Instruction, Mexican Americans, Phonemics, Phonology, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Spanish Americans, Speech Education, Speech Habits, Speech Handicaps, Speech Improvement, Syllables, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wilson Elementary School District 7, Phoenix, AZ.