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ERIC Number: EJ586049
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8309
When Marking Tone Reduces Fluency: An Orthography Experiment in Cameroon.
Bird, Steven
Language and Speech, v42 n1 p83-115 Jan-Mar 1999
Examines the success of phonemic tone-marking for Dschang, a Grassfields Bantu language that uses tone to distinguish lexical items and some grammatical constructions. Participants from a variety of different age groups and educational backgrounds, and having different levels of exposure to the orthography, were tested on location in the Western Province of Cameroon.(Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Cameroon