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Second Language Pronunciation Assessment:Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Talia Isaacs; Kazuya Saito; Matthew J. Wagner; Paul Toth; Paul Toth; Isabelle Darcy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This book is open access under a CC BY licence. It spans the areas of assessment, second language acquisition (SLA) and pronunciation and examines topical issues and challenges that relate to formal and informal assessments of second language (L2) speech in classroom, research and real-world contexts. It showcases insights from assessing other skills (e.g. listening and writing) and highlights perspectives from research in speech sciences, SLA, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics, including lingua franca communication, with concrete implications for pronunciation assessment. This collection will help to establish commonalities across research areas and facili...
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free text keywords: pronunciation, assessment, testing, speaking, language assessment, L2 pronunciation, SLA, second language, First language, Intelligibility (communication), Psychology, Social psychology
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L2 COMMUNICATION
Fostering cross-cultural communication: Identifying the linguistic factors that promote comprehensibility in academic and workplace settings
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  • Project Code: 303413
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
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