We are looking for Canadian mothers* of 18- to 24-month-old infants who primarily speak English to their child. The data we gather will be compared with data gathered from other English-speaking countries (i.e., England, UK). In many languages around the world, child/infant-directed speech typically includes higher and lower tones, slower speech, shorter sentences, and wordsContinue reading “Dialects of English”
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On Combining Consonants
Every language has a specific way to combine consonants and vowels. In English, we use consonants together, like ‘pl’ in the word ‘plant’. But, how do we perceive these sounds? How do we know if a ‘pla’ is different from a ‘kla’ if it isn’t in a specific context? This study focuses on the perceptionContinue reading “On Combining Consonants”
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