ERIC Number: EJ434606
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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O processo de aquisicao das vogais semi-abertas "e,""o" portuges (brasileiro) como lingua estrangeira (Vowels "e" and "o" in Brazilian Portuguese as a Foreign Language).
Simoes, Antonio R. M.; Kelm, Orlando R.
Hispania, v74 n3 p654-665 Sep 1991
Study looks at whether Spanish-speaking learners of Brazilian Portuguese as a foreign language demonstrates advantage or disadvantage in acquisition of semi-open vowels e and o. To research the question, eight students enrolled in first-year Portuguese were given a listening discrimination test composed of 18 minimal pairs to determine the extent of perceptual confusion caused by the semi-open vowels. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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