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Do you see what I’m saying? Lip-reading in a second language

Studies on speech perception have tended to focus on sound as the only cue. In speech sciences, we usually talk about phonemes in terms of sounds, and we think of the ‘speech signal’ as being acoustic, mainly. But sound isn’t

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The Speech Learning Model

I promised a few weeks ago that I’d write about Jim Flege’s Speech Learning Model next. Dutifully, I read his chapter in Winifred Strange’s Speech Perception and Linguistic Experience, made notes in the margin, carried the paper around with me

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