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KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Speech, Music and Hearing, TMH, Language and Communication (closed 2011-01-01).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1351-636X
2005 (English)In: Proceedings of Fonetik 2005, Göteborg, 2005, 45-48 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

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.

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Göteborg, 2005. 45-48 p.
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Computer Science Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-51901ISBN: 91-973895-9-5OAI: diva2:465195
Fonetik 2005
tmh_import_11_12_14. QC 20120119Available from: 2011-12-14 Created: 2011-12-14 Last updated: 2012-01-19Bibliographically approved

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