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dc.contributor.advisorCollins, David A., 1931-2011
dc.contributor.authorRoss, Martha
dc.descriptioniv, 80 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractIn this study we will be looking at the problem of pronunciation difficulties that arises when one undertakes the learning of a second language. We will discuss some theories as to why pronunciation problems exist what kind of problems they are specifically, and how, through the use o1 articulatory and acoustic phonetics, we are able to explain and pinpoint these specific problems We will also take a look at the various methods of teaching foreign languages and how these can be used to facilitate pronunciation learning In this paper I have chosen not to study intonation and rhythm although they are very important factors of the spoken language. Instead I limit myself to discussing and describing articulations, how they differ from French to English and how these affect the French speaker's pronunciation of the English language. As for the technical material in this study, references for all charts and diagrams are indicated at the end of the paragraphs in which they are discusseden_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. French Language and Literature.;
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dc.titlePronunciation Problems in Second Language Learning: A Study in French and Englishen_US
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