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ERIC Number: EJ611405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-6583
Optimality in Second Language Phonology: Codas in Thai ESL.
Hancin-Bhatt, Barbara
Second Language Research, v16 n3 p201-32 Jul 2000
Presents an optimality theoretic account of syllable codas in Thai English as a Second Language (ESL). The main findings of the study were that the native language constraint rankings interact with target constraint rankings in a specific way, allowing a restricted and predictable range of production types by intermediate Thai learners of ESL. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand