'Pitch' Accent in Alaryngeal Speech

van Rossum, M. A.; de Krom, G.; Nooteboom, S. G.; Quene, H.
December 2002
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p1106
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study that investigated whether alaryngeal speakers not selected on grounds of proficiency were able to convey pitch accent. Research method; Results and discussion on the study.


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