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2022

41.
Comprehensible to whom? Examining rater, speaker, and interlocutor perspectives on comprehensibility in an interactive context

Nagle, Charles L.; Trofimovich, Pavel; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Kennedy, Sara

Comprehensible to whom? Examining rater, speaker, and interlocutor perspectives on comprehensibility in an interactive context Journal Article Forthcoming

In: The Modern Language Journal, vol. 106, iss. 4, Forthcoming.

BibTeX | Tags: comprehensibility, interaction, pronunciation, self-assessment, speech ratings

40.
Visual cues and rater perceptions of second language comprehensibility, accentedness, and fluency

Tsunemoto, Aki; Lindberg, Rachael; Trofimovich, Pavel; McDonough, Kim

Visual cues and rater perceptions of second language comprehensibility, accentedness, and fluency Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 44 , iss. 3, pp. 659–684, 2022.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, fluency, non-verbal behaviours, speech ratings

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Alignment in second language speakers’ perceptions of interaction and its relationship to perceived communicative success

Tekin, Oguzhan; Trofimovich, Pavel; Chen, Tzu-Hua; McDonough, Kim

Alignment in second language speakers’ perceptions of interaction and its relationship to perceived communicative success Journal Article

In: System, vol. 108, no. 102848, pp. 1–12, 2022.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, fluency, individual differences, interaction, priming/alignment, speech production

38.
Second language comprehensibility as a dynamic construct

Trofimovich, Pavel; Nagle, Charles L.; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Kennedy, Sara; Reid, Kym Taylor; Strachan, Lauren

Second language comprehensibility as a dynamic construct Book Chapter

In: Levis, John M.; Derwing, Tracey M.; Munro, Murray J. (Ed.): The evolution of pronunciation teaching and research: 25 years of intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness, pp. 153–179, John Benjamins, 2022, ISBN: 9789027211378.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, dynamic, English as lingua franca, interaction, pronunciation

37.
Listener perceptions of customer service agents’ performance: Do comprehensibility, accentedness, and fluency matter?

Tsunemoto, Aki; McAndrews, Mark; Trofimovich, Pavel; Friginal, Eric

Listener perceptions of customer service agents’ performance: Do comprehensibility, accentedness, and fluency matter? Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 2022.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, customer service, English for specific purposes, fluency, interaction, speech ratings

36.
Effects of benchmarking and peer-assessment on French learners’ self-assessments of accentedness, comprehensibility, and fluency

Tsunemoto, Aki; Trofimovich, Pavel; Blanchet, Josée; Bertrand, Juliane; Kennedy, Sara

Effects of benchmarking and peer-assessment on French learners’ self-assessments of accentedness, comprehensibility, and fluency Journal Article

In: Foreign Language Annals, vol. 55, iss. 1, pp. 135–154, 2022.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, classroom-based teaching, comprehensibility, fluency, instruction, self-assessment

35.
Speech comprehensibility

Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia; Kennedy, Sara; Tsunemoto, Aki

Speech comprehensibility Book Chapter

In: Derwing, Tracey M.; Munro, Murray J.; Thomson, Ron (Ed.): The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition and speaking, pp. 174–187, Routledge, 2022, ISBN: 9780367900847.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: cognitive processing, comprehensibility, dynamic, interaction, social variables, speech ratings

34.
Beyond linguistic features: Exploring behavioral and affective correlates of comprehensible second language speech

Nagle, Charles L.; Trofimovich, Pavel; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Kennedy, Sara

Beyond linguistic features: Exploring behavioral and affective correlates of comprehensible second language speech Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 44, iss. 1, pp. 255–270, 2022.

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2021

33.
Task engagement and comprehensibility in interaction: Moving from what second language speakers say to what they do

Trofimovich, Pavel; Tekin, Oguzhan; McDonough, Kim

Task engagement and comprehensibility in interaction: Moving from what second language speakers say to what they do Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 7, iss. 3, pp. 435–461, 2021.

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32.
Using task practice to reduce social influences on listener evaluations of second language accent and comprehensibility

Reid, Kym Taylor; Trofimovich, Pavel; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Tsunemoto, Aki

Using task practice to reduce social influences on listener evaluations of second language accent and comprehensibility Journal Article

In: International Journal of Listening, pp. 1–16, 2021.

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2020

31.
Second language comprehensibility as a dynamic construct

Trofimovich, Pavel; Nagle, Charles L.; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Kennedy, Sara; Reid, Kym Taylor; Strachan, Lauren

Second language comprehensibility as a dynamic construct Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 430–457, 2020.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, interaction, pronunciation

30.
Pre-service teachers’ beliefs about second language pronunciation teaching, their experience, and speech assessments

Tsunemoto, Aki; Trofimovich, Pavel; Kennedy, Sara

Pre-service teachers’ beliefs about second language pronunciation teaching, their experience, and speech assessments Journal Article

In: Language Teaching Research, pp. 1–22, 2020.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, assessment, comprehensibility, experience, fluency, pronunciation, teachers

29.
Dunning-Kruger effect in second language speech learning: How does self perception align with other perception over time?

Saito, Kazuya; Trofimovich, Pavel; Abe, Mariko; In’nami, Yo

Dunning-Kruger effect in second language speech learning: How does self perception align with other perception over time? Journal Article

In: Learning and Individual Differences, vol. 79, pp. 1–10, 2020.

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28.
Testing the malleability of teachers’ judgments of second language speech

Reid, Kym Taylor; O’Brien, Mary Grantham; Trofimovich, Pavel; Bajt, Allison

Testing the malleability of teachers’ judgments of second language speech Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 236–264, 2020.

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2019

27.
Second language speakers’ awareness of their own comprehensibility: Examining task repetition and self-assessment

Strachan, Lauren; Kennedy, Sara; Trofimovich, Pavel

Second language speakers’ awareness of their own comprehensibility: Examining task repetition and self-assessment Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 347–373, 2019.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: awareness, comprehensibility, pronunciation, self-assessment, task

26.
Comprehensibility: A useful tool to explore listener understanding

Kennedy, Sara; Trofimovich, Pavel

Comprehensibility: A useful tool to explore listener understanding Journal Article

In: Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 275–284, 2019.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, dynamic, instruction, intelligibility, research methods, social variables

25.
Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility

Nagle, Charles L.; Trofimovich, Pavel; Bergeron, Annie

Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 647–672, 2019.

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24.
Social attitudes and speech ratings: Effects of positive and negative bias on multiage listeners’ judgments of second language speech

Reid, Kym Taylor; Trofimovich, Pavel; O’Brien, Mary Grantham

Social attitudes and speech ratings: Effects of positive and negative bias on multiage listeners’ judgments of second language speech Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 419–442, 2019.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, age, comprehensibility, fluency, social variables, speech ratings

23.
Lexical aspects of comprehensibility and nativeness from the perspective of native-speaking English raters

Appel, Randy; Trofimovich, Pavel; Saito, Kazuya; Isaacs, Talia; Webb, Stuart

Lexical aspects of comprehensibility and nativeness from the perspective of native-speaking English raters Journal Article

In: ITL-International Journal of Applied Linguistics, vol. 170, no. 1, pp. 24–52, 2019.

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2018

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Linguistic dimensions of L2 accentedness and comprehensibility vary across speaking tasks

Crowther, Dustin; Trofimovich, Pavel; Saito, Kazuya; Isaacs, Talia

Linguistic dimensions of L2 accentedness and comprehensibility vary across speaking tasks Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 443–457, 2018.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, linguistic dimensions, task

21.
Is it because of my language background? A study of language background influence on comprehensibility judgments

Foote, Jennifer A.; Trofimovich, Pavel

Is it because of my language background? A study of language background influence on comprehensibility judgments Journal Article

In: Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 253–278, 2018.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, cross-language similarity, intelligibility, linguistic dimensions, pronunciation, speech perception

20.
Developing a user-oriented second language comprehensibility scale for English-medium universities

Isaacs, Talia; Trofimovich, Pavel; Foote, Jennifer A.

Developing a user-oriented second language comprehensibility scale for English-medium universities Journal Article

In: Language Testing, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 193–216, 2018.

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19.
Engaging the senses: A sensory-based approach to L2 pronunciation instruction for actors

Cerreta, Suzanne; Trofimovich, Pavel

Engaging the senses: A sensory-based approach to L2 pronunciation instruction for actors Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 46–72, 2018.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, classroom-based teaching, comprehensibility, instruction, pronunciation

2017

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Development of second language French oral skills in an instructed setting: A focus on speech ratings

Trofimovich, Pavel; Kennedy, Sara; Blanchet, Josée

Development of second language French oral skills in an instructed setting: A focus on speech ratings Journal Article

In: Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 32–50, 2017, ISSN: 1920-1818.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, fluency, instruction, linguistic dimensions

17.
Linguistic dimensions of accentedness and comprehensibility: Exploring task and listener effects in second language French

Bergeron, Annie; Trofimovich, Pavel

Linguistic dimensions of accentedness and comprehensibility: Exploring task and listener effects in second language French Journal Article

In: Foreign Language Annals, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 547–566, 2017.

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16.
Using listener judgments to investigate linguistic influences on L2 comprehensibility and accentedness: A validation and generalization study

Saito, Kazuya; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Using listener judgments to investigate linguistic influences on L2 comprehensibility and accentedness: A validation and generalization study Journal Article

In: Applied Linguistics, vol. 38, iss. 4, pp. 439–462, 2017.

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2016

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Lexical profiles of comprehensible second language speech: The role of appropriateness, fluency, variation, sophistication, abstractness, and sense relations

Saito, Kazuya; Webb, Stuart; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Lexical profiles of comprehensible second language speech: The role of appropriateness, fluency, variation, sophistication, abstractness, and sense relations Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 677–701, 2016.

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14.
Lexical correlates of comprehensibility versus accentedness in second language speech

Saito, Kazuya; Webb, Stuart; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Lexical correlates of comprehensibility versus accentedness in second language speech Journal Article

In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 597–609, 2016.

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13.
Second language speech production: Investigating linguistic correlates of comprehensibility and accentedness for learners at different ability levels

Saito, Kazuya; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Second language speech production: Investigating linguistic correlates of comprehensibility and accentedness for learners at different ability levels Journal Article

In: Applied Psycholinguistics, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 217–240, 2016.

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12.
Flawed self-assessment: Investigating self- and other-perception of second language speech.

Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia; Kennedy, Sara; Saito, Kazuya; Crowther, Dustin

Flawed self-assessment: Investigating self- and other-perception of second language speech. Journal Article

In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 122–140, 2016.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, assessment, comprehensibility, linguistic dimensions, self-assessment, speech ratings

11.
Linguistic dimensions of second language accent and comprehensibility: Nonnative listeners’ perspectives

Crowther, Dustin; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Linguistic dimensions of second language accent and comprehensibility: Nonnative listeners’ perspectives Journal Article

In: Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 160–182, 2016.

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2015

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Second language comprehensibility revisited: Investigating the effects of learner background

Crowther, Dustin; Trofimovich, Pavel; Saito, Kazuya; Isaacs, Talia

Second language comprehensibility revisited: Investigating the effects of learner background Journal Article

In: TESOL quarterly, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 814–837, 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, cross-language similarity, linguistic dimensions, speech ratings

9.
Does a speaking task affect second language comprehensibility?

Crowther, Dustin; Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia; Saito, Kazuya

Does a speaking task affect second language comprehensibility? Journal Article

In: The Modern Language Journal, vol. 99, no. 1, pp. 80–95, 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: comprehensibility, linguistic dimensions, speech ratings, task

8.
Phonetics instruction in L2 French: Contributions of segments, prosody and fluency to speech ratings

Trofimovich, Pavel; Kennedy, Sara; Blanchet, Josée

Phonetics instruction in L2 French: Contributions of segments, prosody and fluency to speech ratings Inproceedings

In: Przedlacka, ‪Joanna; Maidment, John; Ashby, Michael (Ed.): Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference, pp. 101–105, University College London, 2015.

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2014

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Learning to speak English? Making yourself understood isn’t all about the accent

Isaacs, Talia; Crowther, Dustin; Saito, Kazuya; Trofimovich, Pavel

Learning to speak English? Making yourself understood isn’t all about the accent Online

2014.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, linguistic dimensions, pronunciation

2013

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Are certain types of instruction better for certain learners?

Trofimovich, Pavel; Lightbown, Patsy M.; Halter, Randall

Are certain types of instruction better for certain learners? Journal Article

In: System, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 914–922, 2013.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: classroom-based teaching, comprehensibility, individual differences, speech production

5.
First- and final-semester non-native students in an English-medium university: Judgments of their speech by university peers

Kennedy, Sara; Trofimovich, Pavel

First- and final-semester non-native students in an English-medium university: Judgments of their speech by university peers Journal Article

In: Language Learning in Higher Education, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 283–303, 2013.

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2012

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Disentangling accent from comprehensibility

Trofimovich, Pavel; Isaacs, Talia

Disentangling accent from comprehensibility Journal Article

In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, vol. 15, no. 04, pp. 905–916, 2012.

Links | BibTeX | Altmetric | Tags: accentedness, comprehensibility, linguistic dimensions, pronunciation

3.
Deconstructing comprehensibility: Identifying the linguistic influences on listeners’ L2 comprehensibility ratings

Isaacs, Talia; Trofimovich, Pavel

Deconstructing comprehensibility: Identifying the linguistic influences on listeners’ L2 comprehensibility ratings Journal Article

In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 475–505, 2012.

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2008

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Air traffic communication in a second language: Implications of cognitive factors for training and assessment

Farris, Candace; Trofimovich, Pavel; Segalowitz, Norman; Gatbonton, Elizabeth

Air traffic communication in a second language: Implications of cognitive factors for training and assessment Journal Article

In: TESOL Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 397–410, 2008.

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1.
Intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness of L2 speech: The role of listener experience and semantic context

Kennedy, Sara; Trofimovich, Pavel

Intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness of L2 speech: The role of listener experience and semantic context Journal Article

In: Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 459–489, 2008.

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