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Book: Rethinking the Second Language Listening Test

Chapter: 5. Recording as Speech

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.34788


Chapter 5 focuses on the recording as an auditory phenomenon. It draws attention to factors contributing to difficulty that are sometimes neglected. They include the authenticity of the source, the mode of interaction and aspects of the voice of the speaker such as familiarity, speech rate and accent.

Chapter Contributors

  • John Field ( - jfield) 'University of Bedfordshire'