By Johanneke Caspers, Yiya Chen, Willemijn Heeren, Jos Pacilly, Niels O. Schiller, Ellen van Zanten
Above and past the Segments offers a special selection of experimental linguistic and phonetic examine. mostly, it offers with the experimental method of prosodic, and extra particularly melodic, facets of speech. however it additionally treats segmental phonetics and phonology, moment language studying, semantics and similar subject matters.
Apart from ecu languages and dialects (including Dutch, English, Greek, Danish, and dialects from Italy and The Netherlands) there are also chapters on areas as frequent as China, Russia, South Africa, South Sudan, and Surinam. those all testify the big variety of language and speech on the earth.
This publication is of specific curiosity to linguists engaged on prosodic elements of speech regularly and to these learning non-Western languages specifically.
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The group of Mandarin speakers was the most homogeneous: first year students of the Dutch Studies Department at Leiden University, after six months of intensive Dutch as a second language classes (10 hours a week). The Polish and Hungarian speakers were all students of the Dutch Studies Department at the moment of recording and had followed at least one year of intensive Dutch language courses. The group of French speakers was the most heterogeneous; most of them had to be found outside the Dutch Studies Department, which means that there was no control over the amount and type of second language education (between 6 months and 8 years).
Pitch accent placement in Dutch as a second language two possibilities (but even some native speakers have problems selecting the correct accent pattern for this type of sentences). , 2010): (3) a. Ze hebben een aantal nieuwe WERken aangekocht. They have a number new WORKS bought ‘They have acquired a number of new works of art’ b. Ze hebben een aantal nieuwe WERken AANgekocht. The (a) version shows the correct accentuation. An example of a non-eventive sentence is the following: (4) a. U wordt verzocht eventuele SCHAde te melden.
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