Experimental–Phonetic Analysis of Rhythmic Structures in the English Language

Javahir Yagubova
2015 International Journal of English Linguistics  
The article has been written on the basis of experimental-phonetic method in the study of rhythmic structures in the English language. The main aim of the investigation is to define and systematize the inner laws of the language and to show their role in the formation of rhythmic groups, as well as, to analyse the acoustic parameters and prosodic features of rhythmic structures and interrelation of components in their intonation. For the purpose of investigation we preferred to choose
more » ... to choose dialogical texts (particularly political talk shows) recorded from American TV Channel CNN and some other dialogues. In order to measure the acoustic parameters of the rhythmical groups the computer program PRAAT has been used.
doi:10.5539/ijel.v5n4p137 fatcat:c4ssuaudtvbhhjhhe6vulyo45y