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2022

24.
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.

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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

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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.

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2021

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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15.
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.

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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.

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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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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 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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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2013

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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.

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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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