Actitudes y pronunciación en L2. Panorama actual entre teoría y experimentación


This paper offers an overview of the studies focusing on attitudes towards pronunciation in a foreign language and its learning. After defining the object of study –examining conceptual and terminological issues – and providing the justification for its interest which has been put forward, the paradigms that have guided research on pronunciation and, consequently, research on attitudes toward it are presented. The core part of the paper tries to face bibliographic dispersion by elaborating an updated and well-ordered outline of experimental studies, with attention to subject areas and variables handled, which allows visualization of possible future developments.


DOI Code: 10.1285/i22390359v39p7

Keywords: attitudes; pronunciation; foreign language; intelligibility; accent.


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