ERIC Number: EJ647328
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Allophonic Splits in L2 Phonology: The Questions of Learnability.
Eckman, Fred R.; Elreyes, Abdullah; Iverson, Gregory K.
International Journal of English Studies, v1 n1 p21-51 2001
Contributes to the understanding of several well-known problems relating to the learning of phonemic contrasts in second language phonology. Describes a series of ongoing studies examining what Lado (1957) hypothesized to represent maximum difficulty in second language pronunciation, namely a phonemic split. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Special issue: Perspectives on Interlanguage Phonetics and Phonology.