ERIC Number: EJ395134
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Children's Categorization of Consonants by Manner and Place Characteristics.
Tomes, Lucrezia; Shelton, Ralph L.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, v32 n2 p432-38 Jun 1989
The ability of 10 normal-speaking 5-year-olds and 10-normal-speaking 7-year-olds to categorize consonants as "dripping" (stop), "flowing" (fricative), "tongue" (lingual place of articulation), "or "lip" (labial place of articulation) was evaluated. Children's ability to categorize was evaluated as an indicator of their awareness of feature characteristics of consonants. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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