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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Evidence for Phonological Categories from Speech Perception
Written By: JoséR.Benki
Description:

Two experiments are presented that test how listeners use certain acoustic cues to classify English stop consonants with regard to two phonological dimensions, place of articulation and voicing. Loglinear models of listener classification suggest that the categorization observed here is best described using the phonological category of distinctive feature. Features are argued to play a role in classification and are fundamental to speech perception.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
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