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Feedback strategies of human and virtual tutors in pronunciation training
KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Speech, Music and Hearing, TMH, Speech Communication and Technology. KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Centres, Centre for Speech Technology, CTT.
2006 (English)In: TMH-QPSR, Vol. 48, no 1, 011-034 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
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This paper presents a survey of language teachers’ and their students’ attitudes and practice concerning the use of corrective feedback in pronunciation training. Theaim of the study is to identify feedback strategies that can be used successfully ina computer assisted pronunciation training system with a virtual tutor giving articulatoryinstructions and feedback. The study was carried out using focus groupmeetings, individual semi-structured interviews and classroom observations. Implicationsfor computer assisted pronunciation training are presented and some havebeen tested with 37 users in a short practice session with a virtual teacher

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2006. Vol. 48, no 1, 011-034 p.
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Computer Science Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-51951OAI: diva2:465245
QC 20120111. tmh_import_11_12_14Available from: 2011-12-14 Created: 2011-12-14 Last updated: 2012-01-11Bibliographically approved

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