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2010 | 8 | 1-14
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Sound Symbolism in Foreign Language Phonological Acquisition

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The paper aims at investigating the idea of a symbolic nature of sounds and its implications for in the acquisition of foreign language phonology. Firstly, it will present an overview of universal trends in phonetic symbolism, i.e. non-arbitrary representations of a phoneme by specific semantic criteria. Secondly, the results of a preliminary study on different manifestations of sound symbolism including emotionally-loaded representations of phonemes and other synaesthetic associations shall be discussed. Finally, practical pedagogical implications of sound symbolism will be explored and a number of innovative classroom activities involving sound symbolic associations will be presented.
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8
Pages
1-14
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published
2010-09-30
online
2010-10-19
Contributors
  • Adam Mickiewicz University
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