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He Who Hesitates: Hesitation Phenomena as Quality Control in Speech Production, Obstacles in Non-Native Speech Perception.
Reed, Marnie – Journal of Education, 2000
Investigated the nature and occurrence of hesitation phenomena in spontaneous speech among native and non-native English speakers, noting whether they posed perception problems for non-native speakers in normal spontaneous speech. Qualitative analysis revealed that they were ubiquitous in native and non-native speech production. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Chinese, College Students, English (Second Language), Higher Education