'Pitch' Accent in Alaryngeal Speech
- Class conscious. Martin, Andrew // New Statesman;02/19/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4424, p16
Recalls how the author learned to live with his Yorkshire accent. Speech modifications made by the author; Insights he gained from his dilemma.
- Contrastive stress in the speech of profoundly deaf children: a preliminary investigation. O'Halpin, Rosemary // Volta Review;Spring97, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p89
Examines how people who are deaf convey contrastive stress in their speech, both auditorily and acoustically, in simple declarative sentences. Untrained listeners' auditory judgements with the physical measurements of the acoustic correlates; Distinction between stressed and unstressed...
- aprosody. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p169
A definition of the term "aprosody," which pertains to the absence of normal variations of pitch, rhythm and stress in speech, is presented.
- xenophonia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2507
A definition of the term "xenophonia," which refers to the change in the accent and intonation of a person's voice due to speech defect, is presented.
- Effects of Frequency-Shifted Auditory Feedback on Fundamental Frequency of Long Stressed and Unstressed Syllables. Natke, Ulrich; Kalveram, Karl Theodor // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p577
Presents information on a study which examined the effects of auditory feedback on stress patterns for syllabication. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Putting the Accent on Speech. Horwitz, Simi // Back Stage;07/17/98, Vol. 39 Issue 29, p37
Offers suggestions from dialect coaches on speech accenting for actors. How a dialect or accent is taught; Emphasis on the interrelatedness of voice, speech and body language; Information on using dialects in musicals; Qualities needed to learn dialects or accents.
- Accent. Newman, Barry // American Scholar;Spring2002, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p59
Presents an article on the accent of people in the U.S. Information on the accent-reduction therapy at Speech Remodelers, Inc.; Description of the different types of accents; Discussion on foreign accents.
- AGE AND UNDERSTANDING SPEAKERS WITH SPANISH OR TAIWANESE ACCENTS. Burda, Angela N.; Scherz, Julie A.; Hageman, Carlin F.; Edwards, Harold T. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Aug2003, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p11
This pilot study concerned the intelligibility of accented speech for listeners of different ages. 72 native speakers of English, representing three age groups (20-39, 40-59, 60 and older) listened to words and sentences produced by native speakers of English. Taiwanese, and Spanish. Listeners...
- American Regionalisms On Stage. Wood, Mark Dundas // Back Stage;7/13/2001, Vol. 42 Issue 28, p29
Focuses on several factors considered by speech and voice coach to improve the speech patterns of actors. Coaching experiences of Sam Chwat and Stephen Gabis; Details on different United States dialects; Comparison between accents and dialects; How to develop certain speech patterns for a...