TÜRK-İNGİLİZCE ÖĞRETMEN ADAYLARINA KARMAŞIK CÜMLELER ÜZERİNDE YAPILAN BİRİNCİL VURGU TESTİ
International Journal of Language Academy
The primary stress phoneme carries the meaning meant by the speaker, and if it is not heard by the nonnative learners of English on the related word in sentences, the result is the misperception of speech that is converted into foreign accented perception that leads to a foreign accented speech. In order to measure the audition of the primary stress in complex sentences by Turkish English majors, 41 participants at the preintermediate English proficiency level participated in the study a
... the study a research at a private university in Ankara. In the pretest the students listened to 12 complex sentences. After the pretest, speaking sentences with native speaker voices, which were downloaded from electronic dictionaries and text-to-speech-labs from the internet, were used as practice examples for 3+3 hours treatment. Descriptive statistics were used for the pre-and posttests, and the participants' mean accuracy score in the posttest was found to be 75%, with a 12% increase from the 63% accuracy in the pre-test.