Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis: The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French

Sylvain Matthieu Julien Detey, Isabelle Racine, Julien Eychenne, Yuji Kawaguchi

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Processing large amounts of non-native (L2) phonological data for acquisition-related research remains a challenging task, especially when acoustic analyses are not straightforward as is the case with nasal vowels. Within the InterPhonologie du Français Contemporain project (IPFC), we have developed a perceptual coding procedure and a piece of dedicated software aimed at providing an intermediate stage between fine-grained acoustic analyses and coarse-grained phonological categorization, such as 'substitution' or 'deletion', of nonnative productions. Our code allows us to examine the left and right phonological contexts of the segment under scrutiny and assess the nasality, quality and potential consonantal excrescences of the non-native nasal vowels. We have applied this procedure to Japanese data collected in a longitudinal study of French interphonology, focusing on the vowels /A∼/, /O∼/, /E∼/ produced by 22 beginner university students in a wordlist repetition and reading task. Our study reveals an overall good production rate in terms of nasality for such beginner learners but also a lower rate of quality accuracy for the three vowels, as well as better performances in the repetition task. We discuss our results in light of current L2 learning theories and the phonetic-phonological characteristics of Japanese.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH
出版者International Speech and Communication Association
ページ539-543
ページ数5
出版物ステータスPublished - 2014
イベント15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association: Celebrating the Diversity of Spoken Languages, INTERSPEECH 2014 - Singapore, Singapore
継続期間: 2014 9 142014 9 18

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Other15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association: Celebrating the Diversity of Spoken Languages, INTERSPEECH 2014
Singapore
Singapore
期間14/9/1414/9/18

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Acoustics
Learning Theory
Speech analysis
Longitudinal Study
Categorization
Deletion
Substitution
Substitution reactions
Coding
Students
Software
Processing
Repetition
Corpus
Beginners
Nasal Vowels
Corpus-based
Context
Universities
Acquisition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Signal Processing
  • Software
  • Modelling and Simulation

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Detey, S. M. J., Racine, I., Eychenne, J., & Kawaguchi, Y. (2014). Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis: The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French. : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH (pp. 539-543). International Speech and Communication Association.

Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis : The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French. / Detey, Sylvain Matthieu Julien; Racine, Isabelle; Eychenne, Julien; Kawaguchi, Yuji.

Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech and Communication Association, 2014. p. 539-543.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Detey, SMJ, Racine, I, Eychenne, J & Kawaguchi, Y 2014, Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis: The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French. : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech and Communication Association, pp. 539-543, 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association: Celebrating the Diversity of Spoken Languages, INTERSPEECH 2014, Singapore, Singapore, 14/9/14.
Detey SMJ, Racine I, Eychenne J, Kawaguchi Y. Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis: The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French. : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech and Communication Association. 2014. p. 539-543
Detey, Sylvain Matthieu Julien ; Racine, Isabelle ; Eychenne, Julien ; Kawaguchi, Yuji. / Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis : The case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech and Communication Association, 2014. pp. 539-543
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