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Jean Quigley; Elizabeth Nixon – First Language, 2024
Children's speech is influenced by the speech they hear, in particular by the parental speech addressed directly to them. The aim of this study was to analyse toddlers' speech with their parents and to investigate the influence of specific characteristics of child-directed speech on child speech in real time during mother-child and father-child…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Toddlers, Adults, Intelligence Tests
Jennifer Robinson Dwyer – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This study examines the effectiveness of study abroad and pragmatic instruction on L2 learners' acquisition of the speech acts of requesting, thanking, and refusing. In the study, speech acts produced by L2 learners of Spanish who studied abroad for six weeks in Buenos Aires, Argentina and L2 learners who received eight weeks of pragmatic…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Second Language Learning, Speech Communication, Language Acquisition
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Koptleuova, Kulpash; Khairzhanova, Akhmaral; Jumagaliyeva, Uzim; Baiseuova, Gulnazen; Kurmangalieva, Anar – Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2022
The objective of this study was to identify, describe and classify errors in the Russian and English speech of the native Kazakh speakers working in the oil industry as well as to give a possible explanation of the reasons for their occurrence. The cross-linguistic interference characteristics of the Kazakhs' speech were investigated with the…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Fuels, Employees, Multilingualism
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Murgia, Silvia; Webster, JosseMia; Cutiva, Lady Catherine Cantor; Bottalico, Pasquale – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2023
Purpose: Good verbal signals and low background noise are key factors for all children to maximize understanding of what is being taught. Classroom shape, surroundings, and even furnishings change how the environment "sounds" and how speech is "heard" in the classroom. Classroom acoustics is perhaps one of the most important,…
Descriptors: Intelligibility, Speech Communication, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment
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Cassandra Alighieri; Silke Meerschaert; Kristiane Van Lierde – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2024
Purpose: This study compared the interrater reliability of adult naïve listeners' perceptual assessments of different speech variables in children with a cleft palate with or without a cleft lip (CP ± L). In addition, the study investigated whether the listeners were able to perceive differences in these speech variables before and after speech…
Descriptors: Adults, Listening Skills, Speech Therapy, Congenital Impairments
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Hearnshaw, Stephanie; Baker, Elise; Pomper, Ron; McGregor, Karla K.; Edwards, Jan; Munro, Natalie – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between speech perception, speech production, and vocabulary abilities in children with and without speech sound disorders (SSDs), analyzing the data both by group and continuously. Method: Sixty-one Australian English--speaking children aged 48-69 months participated in this…
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Speech Communication, Vocabulary Skills, Speech Impairments
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Boueddine, Myriam; Boulahna, Najat – Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2022
The Speech therapy practice in Morocco faces many challenges related to the standardization of practice, quality training for the students, and accessibility for all citizens. This emerging profession has to deal with issues such as multilingualism (various Arabic dialects, Amazigh, French, English, and Spanish) and a lack of funds for research.…
Descriptors: Speech Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Foreign Countries, Multilingualism
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Vari, Judit; Tamburelli, Marco – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2023
Language maintenance research generally argues that providing endangered varieties with a standard impacts positively their vitality by e.g. increasing positive attitudes. This paper investigates whether different degrees of linguistic proximity between vernacular varieties and the standard may lead to different speakers' attitudes towards the…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Language Variation, Language Attitudes, Positive Attitudes
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Salama, Amir H. Y. – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
The present study offers a novel methodology for corpus-based discourse analysis that combines Kenneth Burke's (1968, 1969) dramatistic method of text analysis and the corpus techniques of keyword extraction and concordance reading. Applying the methodology, a two-stage analysis of Donald Trump's 2016 Orlando speech has been conducted: First, at a…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Computational Linguistics, Presidents, Speeches
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Jing Shen; Jingwei Wu – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2024
Purpose: "Dynamic pitch," which is defined as the variation in fundamental frequency in speech, is one of the acoustic cues that affect speech recognition in noise. Built on the evidence that a symmetrical manipulation of dynamic pitch led to poorer speech recognition, the present study examined the effect of an asymmetrical manipulation…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Auditory Perception, Acoustics, Cues
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Alfghe, Abudalslam; Mohammadzadeh, Behbood – SAGE Open, 2021
This study investigates the three speech act strategies of request, suggestion and apology in Libyan Arab EFL undergraduate students (AREFLUS) and Amazigh EFL undergraduate students (AMEFLUS). It also examines their linguistic and pragmatic competence in these strategies. Two Libyan universities (Sebha and Zwara) are selected for the study, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Acts, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Arias-Vergara, Tomás; Batliner, Anton; Rader, Tobias; Polterauer, Daniel; Högerle, Catalina; Müller, Joachim; Orozco-Arroyave, Juan-Rafael; Nöth, Elmar; Schuster, Maria – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2022
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the speech prosody of postlingually deaf cochlear implant (CI) users compared with control speakers without hearing or speech impairment. Method: Speech recordings of 74 CI users (37 males and 37 females) and 72 age-balanced control speakers (36 males and 36 females) are considered. All…
Descriptors: Adults, Assistive Technology, Suprasegmentals, Deafness
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Wang, Xiaomei; Yeoh, Yin Yin – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2023
This paper focuses on the linguistic evolution of the Tianjin speech community in Sabah, Malaysia. From the perspective of restructuring of speech community, the paper integrates both micro and macro levels of language change into the analysis. Several methods were adopted in this study. Interviews were conducted with community leaders and various…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Ethnography, Language Usage, Ethnic Groups
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Teksan, Keziban; Mutlu, Hasan Hüseyin; Çinpolat, Enes – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
In this study, the relationship between the speech anxiety and speaking skill attitudes of middle school students and the reasons for students' speech anxiety, the conditions in which speech anxiety is observed, and the solutions of teachers were scrutinized. In the research, mixed method was used since it allows more in-depth examination. In this…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Public Speaking, Speech Communication, Middle School Students
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Soler, Marta Casla; Murillo, Eva; Nieva, Silvia; Rodríguez, Jessica; Mendez-Cabezas, Celia; Rujas, Irene – Language Learning and Development, 2023
This study investigated verbal imitation from a multimodal point of view, considering the mutual influence of children's and adults' participation. Sixteen Spanish-speaking children were observed longitudinally at 21, 24, and 30 months of age in natural settings. We analyzed the multimodal characteristics of children's and adults' repetitions,…
Descriptors: Adults, Toddlers, Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication
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