L'évolution de la production des voyelles du français chez des immigrants adultes hispanophones : une étude de cas

Authors: Asselin, Josiane
Advisor: Roy, Johanna-PascaleDe Koninck, Zita
Abstract: This research falls within the domain of studies that document the acquisition process of the phonological system of a second language, in our case that of native Spanish-speaking learners of French in an immigration context. The purpose of our research was to conduct a case study documenting the acquisition of seven new French vowel sounds using contrasting common words such as vu and vous recorded at four intervals. A significant reorganization of the inventory of vowels generated by the transition from Spanish to French was observed: creation of a phonetic category for front rounded vowels, and appearance of new contrasts [e/ɛ], [o/ɔ] and [a/ɑ]. An improvement in regards to contrast production was observed for our participants, marked for one of them and slight for the other three.
Document Type: Mémoire de maîtrise
Issue Date: 2016
Open Access Date: 24 April 2018
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/26737
Grantor: Université Laval
Collection:Thèses et mémoires

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