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ERIC Number: EJ557777
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0261-927X
Attitudes toward Chinese-Accented Speech. An Investigation in Two Contexts.
Cargile, Aaron Castelan
Journal of Language and Social Psychology, v16 n4 p434-43 Dec 1997
Examines Anglo- and Asian-American attitudes toward Mandarin Chinese-accented English. Studies involving 135 undergraduates reveal no negative attitudes toward a Chinese-accented speaker during a job interview, but do find negative attitudes within the college classroom. Results show a need to better understand the role of context in shaping attitudes toward language. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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