Presenting in English and Swedish
2005 (English)In: Proceedings of Fonetik 2005, Göteborg, 2005, 45-48 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
This paper reports on a comparison of prosodicvariables from oral presentations in a first andsecond language. Five Swedish natives whospeak English at the advanced-intermediatelevel were recorded as they made the samepresentation twice, once in English and once inSwedish. Though it was expected that speakerswould use more pitch variation when theyspoke Swedish, three of the five speakersshowed no significant difference between thetwo languages. All speakers spoke more quicklyin Swedish, the mean being 20% faster.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Göteborg, 2005. 45-48 p.
Computer Science Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-51901ISBN: 91-973895-9-5OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-51901DiVA: diva2:465195
tmh_import_11_12_14. QC 201201192011-12-142011-12-142012-01-19Bibliographically approved