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Comparative Phonetics and Phonology

  1. Rachel Hayes-Harb

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0160

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Hayes-Harb, R. 2012. Comparative Phonetics and Phonology. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


It has long been observed that non-native ac-cents exhibited by second language learners are not random in their features; rather their features seem to be predictable at least in part from the native language(s) of the learner.


  • phonology;
  • second language acquisition;
  • transfer