The role of native-language knowledge in the perception of casual speech in a second language

Mitterer, Holger; Tuinman, Annelie; Quené, Hugo; Scharinger, Mathias
July 2012
Frontiers in Psychology;Jul2012, Vol. 3, p1
Academic Journal
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