Language in a context

Baugniet, Gabriel
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/3/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p68
Academic Journal
The article accounts the authors experience being a lip-reader. The author, as an adult, suddenly lost his hearing over a very short period of time. When he began studying the art of lip-reading, assuming that it would just be a matter of practice, and he would already learn everything. He eventually found out that he was wrong and being lulled into complacency when he come into the context of group of consonants.


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