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Query Subject:   G-Dropping in Informal English Speech
Author:   Mariah Hamang
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics

Query:   I am developing a research project that addresses the frequency with
which the final engma is dropped (g-dropping) or retained in informal
speech situations. (Progressive constructions, ''nothing,'' etc.).

I am having some difficulty finding existing research on this topic. In
conducting my research, I would like to consider the models that
speakers have for their construction of this sound sound, specifically
models given by authorities in educational settings.

I am also interested in research that explores the difference (if any)
between men's and women's pronunciation of the sound.

Thank you very much.
LL Issue: 23.966
Date posted: 26-Feb-2012



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