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    • Dynamic Targets in the Acquisition of L2 English Vowels 

      Schwartz, Geoffrey; Aperliński, Grzegorz; Kaźmierski, Kamil; Weckwerth, Jarosław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-06-24)
      This paper presents acoustic data on the dynamic properties of the FLEECE and TRAP vowels in the speech of two groups of Polish users of English. Results reveal that the more proficient group users, made up of teachers and ...
    • Spectral Dynamics in L1 and L2 Vowel Perception 

      Schwartz, Geoffrey; Aperliński, Grzegorz; Jekiel, Mateusz; Malarski, Kamil (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016-06-24)
      This paper presents a study of L1 and L2 vowel perception by Polish learners of English. Employing the Silent Center paradigm (e.g. Strange et al. 1983), by which listeners are presented with different portions of a vowel, ...
    • Unstressed Vowels in German Learner English: An Instrumental Study 

      Sönning, Lukas (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-06-26)
      This study investigates the production of vowels in unstressed syllables by advanced German learners of English in comparison with native speakers of Standard Southern British English. Two acoustic properties were measured: ...