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ERIC Number: EJ510193
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0388-0001
Can People Discriminate Languages They Don't Know?
Lorch, Marjorie Perlman; Meara, Paul
Language Sciences, v17 n1 p65-71 Jan 1995
Examines the ability of monolingual English-speaking subjects to judge whether two spoken samples are from the same or different unknown foreign language. Performance of subjects was only a small degree above chance, while at the same time giving reliable information about recognition and identification skills. Further studies are needed. (16 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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