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Lewis, Philip – 1994
This paper addresses the difficulty experienced by many non-mother-tongue speakers in acquiring the click sounds of the Xhosa language. Eighteen English- and Afrikaans-speaking students, aged 10 through 13, with no previous knowledge of Xhosa were instructed and tested in making the 15 different click sounds that occur in the Xhosa language. The…
Descriptors: African Languages, Distinctive Features (Language), Elementary Education, Foreign Countries