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Voice onset time in Spanish-English spontaneous code-switching

Piccinini, Page E., Arvaniti, Amalia (2015) Voice onset time in Spanish-English spontaneous code-switching. Journal of Phonetics, 52 . pp. 121-137. ISSN 0095-4470. E-ISSN 0095-4470. (doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2015.07.004) (KAR id:57706)

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Research on the phonetics of code-switching has focused on voice onset time (VOT) and has

(scripted vs. spontaneous speech) and populations examined (L1 vs. L2 dominant, early vs. late

from a homogeneous group of early bilinguals in conversation with and without distraction

that could affect phonetic realization. Both English and Spanish VOT were shorter at codeswitching

increased cognitive load (but remained shorter in code-switching as compared to the monolingual

English and Spanish, and confirm that the effect applies in the natural speech of early bilinguals.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.wocn.2015.07.004
Uncontrolled keywords: Code-switching; Bilingualism; Cross-language activation; Phonological organization; Voice onset time
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > English Language and Linguistics
Depositing User: Amalia Arvaniti
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2016 10:17 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 17:57 UTC
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