Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility Nagle, Charles Trofimovich, Pavel Bergeron, Annie
dc.contributor.department World Languages and Cultures 2019-03-15T23:00:03.000 2020-06-30T05:47:02Z 2020-06-30T05:47:02Z Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2019 2019-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This study took a dynamic approach to second language (L2) comprehensibility, examining how listeners construct comprehensibility profiles for L2 Spanish speakers during the listening task and what features enhance or diminish comprehensibility. Listeners were 24 native Spanish speakers who evaluated 2–5 minute audio clips recorded by three university-level L2 Spanish speakers responding to two prompts. Listeners rated comprehensibility dynamically, using Idiodynamic Software to upgrade or downgrade comprehensibility over the course of the listening task. Dynamic ratings for one audio clip were video-captured for stimulated recall, and listeners were interviewed to understand which aspects of L2 speech were associated with enhanced versus diminished comprehensibility. Results indicated that clips that were downgraded more often received lower global ratings but upgrading was not associated with higher ratings. Certain problematic features and individual episodes caused listeners’ impressions to converge, though substantial individual variation among listeners was evident.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This accept article is published as Nagle, C.L.V, Trofimovich,P., Bergeron, A., Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility. <em>Studies in Second Language Acquisition</em>. 2019. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Cultural History
dc.subject.disciplines English Language and Literature
dc.subject.disciplines Modern Languages
dc.subject.disciplines Oral History
dc.subject.disciplines Other English Language and Literature
dc.subject.disciplines Spanish Linguistics
dc.subject.disciplines Spanish Literature
dc.subject.keywords second language speech
dc.subject.keywords rating
dc.subject.keywords comprehensibility
dc.subject.keywords Spanish
dc.subject.keywords Dynamic Systems Theory
dc.title Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility
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