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The purpose of the thesis is the investigation of the perception and production of the Cypriot Greek vowels by Egyptian Arab learners of Greek as a second language (L2). The particular group of adult learners has been taught Greek through formal education settings (schools, universities) living as well permanently in a country where Greek is dominant. Moreover, the study aims to show the effect of the pedagogical intervention (vowel instruction/training) on the perception and production of the Greek vowels by the adult L2 learners. The thesis employs the theoretical hypotheses of two models: the Speech Learning Model (SLM) and the Perceptual Assimilation Model (PAM). The present study constitutes the first cross-linguistic study which examines the ... toggle 2 keywords

phonetics phonology

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Author
Georgios P. Georgiou
Institution
University of Cyprus
Supervisors
Publication Year
2018
Upload Date
Jan. 31, 2019

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