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Intonation in Spanish Classroom-style Didactic Speech

Rajiv Rao
2011 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
Work on intonation, especially related to Spanish, has not focused extensively on second language acquisition in general.  ...  All of these characteristics corroborate and expand upon previous literature on narrow focus and emphatic speech styles in Spanish.  ...  In nuclear sentence position, F0 peaks often align with the stressed syllable due to the presence of an upcoming phrase boundary that blocks displacement.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jltr.2.3.493-507 fatcat:b5ehqerwrja47hq7lw5ithduji

The segmental anchoring hypothesis revisited: Syllable structure and speech rate effects on peak timing in Spanish

Pilar Prieto, Francisco Torreira
2007 Journal of Phonetics  
The alignment of LH* prenuclear peaks with segmental landmarks in controlled speech materials in Peninsular Spanish is analyzed as a function of syllable structure type (open, closed) of the accented syllable  ...  Constant 'segmental' anchoring of f0 movements under changes in speech rate. ].  ...  Acknowledgments Parts of this study were presented at the ESF International Conference on Tone and Intonation (Santorini, September 2004), the 2nd Conference on Laboratory Approaches to Spanish Phonetics  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2007.01.001 fatcat:twg2awugerbstnmr5ap3rx4jwm

The intonational phonology of Peninsular Spanish and European Portuguese [chapter]

Meghan E. Armstrong, Marisa Cruz
2014 Portuguese-Spanish Interfaces  
We find a considerable amount of overlap in terms of phonetic implementations of the tonal categories, showing, at times, labeling differences.  ...  Here we compare the intonational systems of Peninsular Spanish (PS) and European Portuguese (EP), considering previous research on prosodic hierarchy, phrasing and tonal density.  ...  tonic syllable followed by a displaced F0 peak occurring in a post-tonic syllable (L+>H*).  ... 
doi:10.1075/ihll.1.09arm fatcat:cqdots2xnfecxn367hgjs73uuq

The modelling of prenuclear accents in Central Catalan declaratives

Eva Estebas-Vilaplana
2003 Catalan Journal of Linguistics  
The results show that the F0 peak is consistently anchored at the end of the word no matter the number of post-accented syllables.  ...  Words with different stress distributions (oxytones, paroxytones and proparoxytones) are analysed to observe whether the presence of a word boundary has an effect on the location of the F0 peak.  ...  He shows that in this language word boundaries do not affect the alignment of the F0 peak since in oxytones the F0 maximum is always located on the post-stressed syllable.  ... 
doi:10.5565/rev/catjl.45 fatcat:4hktpmbyp5gxpp5akrk2m4l4tm

Prosodic manifestations of the Effort Code in Catalan, Italian and Spanish contrastive focus

Maria del Mar Vanrell, Antonio Stella, Barbara Gili Fivela, Pilar Prieto
2013 Journal of the International Phonetic Association  
less affected by it.  ...  Shaded boxes represent accented syllables. peak (NC accents have late peaks, L+>H * , while C accents have earlier f0 peaks, L+H * , see 120 Figure 1 , left panels In order to test these hypotheses, we  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0025100313000066 fatcat:cqz23npvrzck7pn6kb4wmwzwk4

Intonation Of Pronominal Subjects In Porteño Spanish: Analysis Of Spontaneous Speech [chapter]

Andrea Pešková
2018 Zenodo  
subjects (PS) in Buenos Aires Spanish (Porteño).  ...  The study applies the Spanish ToBI labeling system and examines its applicability to spontaneous speech.  ...  For example, Face (2003) compared Spanish declaratives in laboratory-elicited and spontaneous speech and detected some phonetic differences in F0 rises through stressed syllables, F0 peak alignment,  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1441337 fatcat:ekeafsw3unb55fdudrwgpvh2dq

Visualization of Prosodic Knowledge Using Corpus Driven MEMOInt Intonation Modelling [chapter]

David Escudero-Mancebo, Valentín Cardeñoso-Payo
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
F0 movements.  ...  Now, we report on the possibilities of using the information gathered in the modelling phase in order to provide a graphical view of the relevance of the various prosodic features which affect the typical  ...  The classes of F0 patterns correspond with the observations of different authors in Spanish phonetics.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11846406_81 fatcat:54deqkibxzf47c5dizzzdeuo4u

Prosody in context: a review

Jennifer Cole
2014 Language, Cognition and Neuroscience  
This article reviews research on prosody in relation to context, revealing the complex interaction among contextual factors that influence the phonological form and phonetic expression of prosody.  ...  perception that is robust to variation in prosodic form. when they occur at fixed locations in prosodic structure, such as the beginning or end of a prosodic word or phrase (Section 3).  ...  A phonological pitch accent may be realized with an early F0 peak in phrase-final position, with a later F0 peak in phrase-medial position, and possibly with even later peaks occurring initially in a topic  ... 
doi:10.1080/23273798.2014.963130 fatcat:dreoglvbszcjpjpgawlvy4kfqq

Assessing respiratory contributions to f 0 declination in German across varying speech tasks and respiratory demands

Susanne Fuchs, Caterina Petrone, Amélie Rochet-Capellan, Uwe D. Reichel, Laura L. Koenig
2015 Journal of Phonetics  
words) Many past studies have sought to determine the factors that affect f0 declination, and the physiological underpinnings of the phenomenon.  ...  Furthermore f0 slopes are generally shallower in spontaneous than in read speech.  ...  Example of signals (acoustics -top row, rib cage displacement -middle row and f0 -bottom row).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2015.04.002 fatcat:srzjbgjtcvdjrpoxsvtc6nq6ni

Sound, structure and meaning: The bases of prominence ratings in English, French and Spanish

Jennifer Cole, José I. Hualde, Caroline L. Smith, Christopher Eager, Timothy Mahrt, Ricardo Napoleão de Souza
2019 Journal of Phonetics  
of prominence and in the association of prominence with information structure-English, French and Spanish.  ...  In all three languages we find similar effects of prosodic phrase structure and acoustic cues (F0, intensity, phone-rate) on prominence ratings, and differences in the effect of word frequency and instruction  ...  Spanish -Meaning, Spanish À0.024 0.005 t (2212) = À5.06 <0.001 We examine three acoustic variables measuring peak F0, duration and intensity as possible factors influencing prominence perception  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2019.05.002 fatcat:oeoub5woozccdcwuonqsn2n2qe

Loss of regional accent after damage to the speech production network

Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Dávila, Ignacio Moreno-Torres, Álvaro Beltrán-Corbellini, Daniel Santana-Moreno, Núria Roé-Vellvé, Karl Thurnhofer-Hemsi, María José Torres-Prioris, María Ignacia Massone, Rafael Ruiz-Cruces
2015 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
In fact, the inspection of the curves showed F0 peaks in these words.  ...  These lines were traced across the F0 peak values.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00610 pmid:26594161 pmcid:PMC4633569 fatcat:p6ejno3aorggnbbzit3asbhppy

Visual and auditory cues of assertions and questions in brazilian portuguese and Mexican Spanishy

Luma da Silva Miranda, Carolina Gomes da Silva, João Antônio de Moraes, Albert Rilliard
2020 Journal of Speech Sciences  
The results show that, whereas the Brazilian Portuguese and Mexican Spanish assertions are produced with different F0 contours and different facial expressions, questions in both languages are produced  ...  The aim of this paper is to compare the multimodal production of questions in two different language varieties: Brazilian Portuguese and Mexican Spanish.  ...  As for MS yes-no questions, the MS melodic contour presents a rising F0 movement with a displaced peak at the beginning of the pre-stressed nuclear syllable "la", low nuclear stressed syllable "te" and  ... 
doi:10.20396/joss.v9i00.14958 fatcat:mppt2f47bjdjfecumxacx3qcne

A preliminary analysis of intonation patterns in Ecuadorian Cuencano Spanish

Alex Portocarrero, Jesse Stewart
2021 Open Linguistics  
El Cantado Cuencano "Cuencano singing" constitutes the hallmark of Cuencano Spanish: a widely spoken Andean dialect in the Ecuadorian province of Azuay.  ...  These three phenomena mark the singing quality of Cuencano Spanish and make it stand out from the dialects of Ecuadorian Spanish.  ...  Acknowledgements: We would like to thank the participants to took part in the data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1515/opli-2020-0169 fatcat:dcpmne4agresnnzf2fow5i7qiy

An acoustic study of phonological phrases containing sequences of words with adjacent primary-stressed syllables: does stress shift occur in brazilian portuguese?

Sandra Madureira
2011 Cadernos de Estudos Linguísticos  
Os resultados mostram que não há diferença entre contornos de f0 das duas condições em contraste e somente uma diferença de alinhamento de pico de f0 ocorre, dependendo este do tipo de padrão acentual  ...  There is f0 peak displacement to the right of the syllable bearing the lexical stress in the word "frio".  ...  Peak displacement to the right of the syllable bearing the lexical stress is also productive in Spanish (Llisterri et al, 1995) , a language whose rhythm is described as syllable timed.  ... 
doi:10.20396/cel.v43i0.8637152 fatcat:cxr55th5szg6jkiakrlhki4kom

The relevance of prosodic structure in tonal articulation Edge effects at the prosodic word level in Catalan and Spanish

Pilar Prieto, Eva Estebas-Vilaplana, Maria del Mar Vanrell
2010 Journal of Phonetics  
Results revealed strong (and statistically significant) effects of within-word position on H location, in such a way that peaks tended to be timed earlier when their associated syllables occurred later  ...  A production experiment with 1600 potentially ambiguous utterances distinguished by word boundary location in Catalan and Spanish (e.g., Cat. mirà batalles '(s)he looked at battles' vs. mirava talles '  ...  We are grateful to friends and colleagues for their participation in the production and perception experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2010.10.004 fatcat:5mnoyigsovgi5oiqthxeu72cui
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