A influência do conhecimento metalinguístico sobre fonologia segmental na produção de vogais do inglês por graduandos brasileiros

Autores

  • Ronaldo Mangueira Lima Jr Universidade Federal do Ceará

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2017v70n3p117

Palavras-chave:

Aquisição fonológica, Análise acústica, Inglês como uma língua estrangeira, Instrução explícita

Resumo

Este artigo apresenta dados sobre a produção de vogais inglesas [i ɪ ɛ æ u ʊ] por estudantes de graduação de Ensino de Língua Inglesa (ELT) antes e depois de fazer um curso de fonologia segmentar inglesa. Os aprendentes brasileiros tendem a assimilar os contrastes presentes em [i ɪ], [ɛ æ] e [u ʊ] nas categorias prototípicas do português brasileiro [i], [ɛ] e [u], respectivamente. Assim, este trabalho investiga a influência de receber instrução metalinguística explícita da fonologia segmentar inglesa na produção dos pares alvo de vogais. A análise de dados é de natureza acústica (qualidade espectral), e os resultados mostram que alguns alunos criaram novas categorias fonéticas para as vogais inglesas depois de receberem a instrução metalinguística.

Biografia do Autor

Ronaldo Mangueira Lima Jr, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Departamento de Estudos da Lìngua Inglesa, suas Literaturas e Tradução

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2017-09-22

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