Children's Spontaneous and Imitative Speech An Acoustic-Phonetic Analysis Research Note
Research Note  |   September 01, 1983
Children's Spontaneous and Imitative Speech
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Z. S. Bond
    Ohio University, Athens
  • Solveig Sperati Korte
    Ohio University, Athens
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Research Notes
Research Note   |   September 01, 1983
Children's Spontaneous and Imitative Speech
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1983, Vol. 26, 464-467. doi:10.1044/jshr.2603.464
History: Received July 27, 1981 , Accepted August 12, 1982
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1983, Vol. 26, 464-467. doi:10.1044/jshr.2603.464
History: Received July 27, 1981; Accepted August 12, 1982
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The purpose of this study was to compare the voice onset time of voiced and voiceless stop consonants in children's spontaneous and imitative speech. Ten children (2:3 to 3:8) were recorded producing the same test words spontaneously and imitatively, following a model. There were no statistically significant difference between imitative and spontaneous productions.

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