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ERIC Number: EJ256583
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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The Effect of Phonological Variation on Adult Learner Comprehension.
Eisenstein, Miriam; Berkowitz, Diana
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v4 n1 p75-80 Fall 1981
Reports on a study of the relationship of English phonological variation to intelligibility for adult second language learners of English. Indicates that learners tested on their ability to understand working-class (New Yorkese), educated (Standard English), and Foreign-accented speakers of English found the standard more intelligible than the other two varieties. (Author/MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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