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Phonetic imitation of t-glottalling by Czech speakers of English

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The paper focuses on the ability of Czech speakers to explicitly imitate native English realizations of the phoneme /t/ as [ʔ] (t-glottalling). In Czech, glottalization occurs as a boundary signal of word-initial vocalic onsets. We hypothesize that this allows for a better imitative performance in the intervocalic context compared to non-prevocalic contexts. However, an alternative hypothesis based on language-external facts (frequency in the learners’ English input) predicts the oppos...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.14712/18059635.2022.1.8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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National Science Centre, Poland
Publisher:
Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova
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Linguistica Pragensia More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
142-165
Publication date:
2022-08-01
Acceptance date:
2022-02-01
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1805-9635
ISSN:
0862-8432
Language:
English
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1246977
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pubs:1246977
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2022-04-15

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