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Tonal Allophony in Vietnamese

2017-04-02T13:03:15+00:00

ALLOPHONES are AURAL ILLUSIONS Allophones are different sounds that map to the same perception. This is a very strong aural illusion. Most native speakers are quite surprised to discover this. See this interesting research paper on tonal allophones in Vietnamese.

Tonal Allophony in Vietnamese2017-04-02T13:03:15+00:00

The Science of Learning Language

2020-08-23T04:34:19+00:00

Professor MacWhinney argues that second language learning uses the same processes as first language learning.

The Science of Learning Language2020-08-23T04:34:19+00:00

Vietnamese Linguistics

2017-04-06T11:44:40+00:00

A linguistic description of the modern Hanoi dialect. A description of the Vietnamese sound system for non-native speakers from the Vietnamese grammar handbook, Cẩm Nang Ngữ Pháp Tiếng Việt do GS Trần Ngọc Dụng biên soạn. Northern Vietnamese Intonation

Vietnamese Linguistics2017-04-06T11:44:40+00:00

Word Rhythms

2017-03-17T07:51:05+00:00

Almost every multi-syllable word in English has a stress pattern.

Word Rhythms2017-03-17T07:51:05+00:00

Music!

2017-03-17T07:46:53+00:00

List to these songs for patterns in English phrasing.

Music!2017-03-17T07:46:53+00:00

Minimal Pairs

2017-03-17T07:51:18+00:00

Minimal pairs change only one phoneme in a word in order to practice on one sound.

Minimal Pairs2017-03-17T07:51:18+00:00

Dictionaries

2017-03-17T07:51:27+00:00

Dictionaries to look up syllabification and IPA pronunciation.

Dictionaries2017-03-17T07:51:27+00:00
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