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ERIC Number: EJ558199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-4388
Age of Second-Language Acquisition and Perception of Speech in Noise.
Mayo, Lynn Hansberry; Buus, Soren; Florentine, Mary
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v40 n3 p686-93 Jun 1997
The Speech Perception in Noise Test was administered to nine native-Mexican Spanish-speaking adults who learned English either before age 6 or after age 14 and nine monolingual American-English adults. Levels of noise at which speech was intelligible were significantly higher and the benefit from context was significantly greater for monolinguals and early bilinguals than for late bilinguals. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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