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ERIC Number: EJ468909
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-8337
Recognizing Words in Continuous Speech: How Important Are Word-Final Consonants?
Tauroza, Steve
ELT Journal, v47 n3 p211-27 Jul 1993
For 42 Italian students studying English as a foreign language, there was no significant difference in subjects' success in recognizing words, regardless of whether words' final consonants were fully realized. Exercises that focus attention on sounds at the ends of words make learners practice a strategy that neither they nor first-language listeners would normally use. Test items are appended. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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