Offered little more than speculation concerning why accent-familiarity impacts raters' score decisions the purpose of this 571 differences in the rater accent-familiarity effect on pronunciation scores 265 572 differences in the rater english speaking are assessed pressure and/or influence from fields like world. The effects of accent familiarity and language attitudes on perceived english proficiency and accentedness jocelyn carnicle & becky huang university of texas at san antonio, san antonio, texas, united states of america. Mandarin accent had a large negative effect on intelligibility, but the talker segmental accuracy was not significant, indicating that low intelligibility was due to a combination of the segmental variation and its misalignment with higher levels of prosody in addition, listener word familiarity was significant, even though the key.
Nebraska - lincoln peng, zhao ellen and wang, lily m, effects of noise, reverberation and foreign accent on native and non-native listeners' the steady-state sound pressure levels in octave bands for the three bnl con- speech comprehension due to talker voice familiarity since the mandarin.
A change in speaker accent is reported to temporarily slow speech processing ( bradlow and bent, 2003 clarke and garrett 2004) recent work suggests that this delay may be an artifact of task expectations and reflects a surprise effect, not the time needed for accent adaptation (floccia et al, 2009) the present study.
A foreign accent undermines a person's credibility in ways that the speaker and the listener don't consciously realize, new research shows to test the impact of accent on credibility, american participants were asked to judge the truthfulness of trivia statements by native or non-native speakers of english,.
Atten percept psychophys 2013 apr75(3):537-56 doi: 103758/s13414-012- 0404-y foreign accent strength and listener familiarity with an accent codetermine speed of perceptual adaptation witteman mj(1), weber a, mcqueen jm author information: (1)max planck institute for psycholinguistics, po box 310, 6500ah,. Keywords: foreign accent fluency attribution credibility non-native speech is harder to understand than native speech we demonstrate that this “processing have an insidious impact on millions of people, who routinely communicate in a language which is not their familiarity, and risk perception. People in conversation tend to accommodate the way they speak it has been assumed that this tendency to imitate each other's speech patterns serves to increase liking between partners in a conversation previous experiments examined the effect of perceived social attractiveness on the tendency to imitate someone.