THE PRONUNCIATION MISTAKES OF SLOVAK LEARNERS OF ENGLISH
Published: 22 Sep 2016
Abstract: The aim of the paper is to present typical mistakes observed in the pronunciation of Slovak learners of English on the segmental and suprasegmental level. The pronunciation is viewed as a significant factor influencing comprehension in spoken communication. The mistakes result not only from the different inventories vowels and consonants, but also from the difference in use of the prosodic features in both languages.
Keywords: pronunciation, phonetics, phonology, pronunciation mistake and errors, phonetic inventory, phoneme, suprasegmental features
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