14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-14)

San Francisco, CA, USA
August 1-7, 1999

On the Consistency of Pronunciation Skill

Maria Kalentchouk

Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russia

In the 1960s Russian researchers carried out a broad study in the field of Russian standard sounding speech using text read on tape by native speakers. This material allows us to raise the question of how consistent a person's pronunciation is throughout life. Over 35 years later, 20 participants took part in an experiment in which each read the same text. The comparison of the two recordings provided the basis for the current research.

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Bibliographic reference.  Kalentchouk, Maria (1999): "On the consistency of pronunciation skill", In ICPhS-14, 1855-1856.