Podcast Episode 1: Factors affecting pronunciation gains

Bradley Gordon
Bradley Gordon

Do students who have high aptitude use more strategies to try to improve their pronunciation? Do students who use more strategies actually improve? What kinds of strategies work to improve pronunciation? The answer may surprise you, and it’s the topic of this very first episode of the Musicuentos Black Box Podcast.

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Title: The Effect of Language Learning Aptitude, Strategy Use and Learning Context on L2 Pronunciation Learning

Authors: Wendy Baker Smemoe and Naomi Haslam of Brigham Young University

Publication information: Applied Linguistics, September 1, 2013

Podcast date: Episode 1: April 1, 2014

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