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LINGUIST List 17.2132

Mon Jul 24 2006

Qs: Markedness and Vowels

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        1.    Namik Ulkersoy, Markedness and Vowels


Message 1: Markedness and Vowels
Date: 21-Jul-2006
From: Namik Ulkersoy <nulkersoygmail.com>
Subject: Markedness and Vowels


I am a PhD student in Turkey. I have been working on my dissertation on
the markedness differential hypothesis and the phonological errors of
Turkish EFL learners. So far, I have been unable to find previous research
done on the errors of L2 speakers in vowel and diphthong production. Can
anyone refer me to useful resources please? I found many articles on
epenthesis, syllable structure, stress patterns, and consonant deletion.
However, I was unable to find anything on interlanguage studies conducted
on vowel production.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

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