Qs: Native Speaker Perception of Non-Native Speaker's Oral Discourse
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Date: 07-Apr-2010 From: Kenan Dikilitaş <kenandikilitasgmail.com> Subject: Survey: Native Speaker Perception of Non-Native Speaker's Oral Discourse E-mail this message to a friend
We are conducting qualitative research on how comprehensible a Non- Native Speaker's (NNS) oral discourse in English is, based on the comments of both Native Speakers (NS) and NNS comparatively. The recorded file to be listened to is a modified version of a recording from an actual course. The transcritpiton of the actual performance was reread by a NS of English to remove bad pronunciation. The purpose is to draw the attention of the commentors to the discourse structures used rather than to the pronunciation, which might be a hurdle to understanding what is said.
Please click the following address to find the audio file and the document you will comment on:
We will be grateful for your assistance if you can contribute to our study with your comments.
Kenan Dikilitaş, kenandikilitasgmail.com Bora Demir, dbora76yahoo.com