Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The linguistic discrimination in the speaker with an accent and the importance of explicit instruction of pronunciation in Spanish
by Paredes, Gabriela, M.A., Northern Illinois University, 2009, 115; 1465343
Abstract (Summary)

This work consists of the translation, from English to Spanish, of two articles related to the importance of teaching pronunciation in Spanish; and the methodology of pronunciation instruction to be applied in the Foreign Language classroom. These translations have been used to study the relation between linguistic discrimination in the speaker with a phonological accent in the second language, and the teaching of pronunciation in Spanish as a second language. Finally, a reflection of the process of the translation is included, with the purpose of illustrating the methodology followed to complete this work.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Morris, Michael
Commitee: Merino, Eloy, Rodriguez, Joshua
School: Northern Illinois University
Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 47/06M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Bilingual education, Linguistics, Teacher education
Keywords: Discrimination, Pronunciation, Spanish, Teaching
Publication Number: 1465343
ISBN: 9781109186147
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