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Average attribute scores by interlocutor condition (L1 background).

Average attribute scores by interlocutor condition (L1 background).

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Previous research [7], showed that Mandarin speakers of English modified acoustic properties of their English speech as a factor of both the interlocutor (native vs. non-native speakers of English) and their own attitudes towards Mandarin and English. The present study investigates whether these acoustic modifications are perceptible to native spea...

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... average, speakers were rated the most proficient and intelligible when addressing the Russian interlocutor (Fig. 3), whereas the differences between Mandarin and English conditions were less pronounced and less consistent. Speech addressed to the Mandarin interlocutor was also rated as the most accented, while speech addressed to the Russian interlocutor was rated as the least accented. ...

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