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Prosody in the Comprehension of Spoken Language: A Literature Review

Cutler A, Dahan D, van Donselaar W ...see all

Language & Speech, vol. 40 (1997) pp. 141-201

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Abstract

Examines the prosodic information in the comprehension of spoken language. Use of prosody in the recognition of spoken words; Role of prosody in the processing of discourse structure; Identification of prosody as an intrinsic determinant of the form of spoken language.

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  • COMPREHENSION
  • DISCOURSE
  • LANGUAGE & languages
  • ORAL communication
  • SPEECH
  • VERSIFICATION
  • accent
  • comprehension of spoken language
  • prosody
  • stress
  • suprasegmental structure

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Authors

  • Anne Cutler

  • Delphine Dahan

  • Wilma van Donselaar

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