Describing Swedish-accented English (2006)
Type of ContentJournal Article
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education
This paper is a presentation of the project Swedish accents of English which is in its initial stages. The project attempts to make a phonetic and phonological description of some varieties of Swedish English, or English spoken in Sweden, depending on the status attributed to English in Sweden. Here I show some curious results from a study of acoustic correlates of vowel quality in the English and Swedish of young L1 Swedish speakers.
CitationCunningham, Una (2006) Describing Swedish-accented English. Lund University Working Papers FONETIK 06, 52, pp. 29-32.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research47 - Language, communication and culture::4704 - Linguistics::470410 - Phonetics and speech science
47 - Language, communication and culture::4703 - Language studies::470306 - English as a second language
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