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Identifying Maori English and Pakeha English from Suprasegmental Cues: A Study Based on Speech Resynthesis
(University of Canterbury. School of Classics and Linguistics, 2007)
This thesis investigates the suprasegmental properties of Maori English and Pakeha English, the two main ethnolects of New Zealand English. Firstly, in a Production Experiment the speech of 36 New Zealenders is acoustically ...
Identification of New Zealand English and Australian English based on stereotypical accent markers
(University of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2007)
Little is known about factors that influence dialect perception and the cues listeners rely on in telling apart two accents. This thesis will shed light on how accurate New Zealanders and Australians are at identifying ...