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Speech Perception

  1. Susan Guion-Anderson

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1102

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Guion-Anderson, S. 2012. Speech Perception. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


It may be safe to assume that most readers have had the experience of listening to a conversation in an unknown foreign language.


  • acoustic cues;
  • attention;
  • cross-language perception;
  • second language learning;
  • speech perception