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Tonal targets in early child English, Spanish, and Catalan

Abstract:

This study analyses the scaling and alignment of low and high intonational targets in the speech of 27 children – nine English-speaking, nine Catalan-speaking and nine Spanish-speaking – between the ages of two and six years. We compared the intonational patterns of words controlled for number of syllables and stress position in the child speech to the adult target speech provided by their mothers, and to a dataset of adult-directed speech recorded at a later stage for the purpose of measurin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0023830912460494

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Language and Speech Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
2
Pages:
229-253
Publication date:
2013-06-01
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EISSN:
1756-6053
ISSN:
0023-8309
Source identifiers:
223462
Pubs id:
pubs:223462
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uuid:a3ac8a3e-c76a-475a-9c7e-7fa80cf39c11
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pubs:223462
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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