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ERIC Number: EJ477773
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0732-3042
Hearing the Difference: Improving Japanese Students' Pronunciation of a Second Language through Listening.
Underbakke, Melva E.
Language Quarterly, v31 n1-2 p67-89 Win-Spr 1993
After a review of the literature on learning a second-language sound system, a study is reported that used only perceptual training to improve both pronunciation and perception of /r/ and /l/ among 39 Japanese university students of English. Results suggest that listening practice can improve pronunciation and perception. (Contains 32 references.) (LB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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