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|Title:||Communication: Received Pronunciation and Third World||Authors:||Nihalani, P.||Issue Date:||1988||Citation:||Nihalani, P. (1988). Communication: Received Pronunciation and Third World. ITL, Review of Applied Linguistics 79-80 : 61-75. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||It is argued that British Received Pronunciation (RP) is an undesirable & probably unattainable model of pronunciation for use in teaching Eng in Third World countries. It is suggested that a "communicative" model, rather than the "normative" model of RP, would be better suited to this context, as it uses a measure of success of the transaction between two participants. The role of "pleasant voice" characteristics in communication is discussed. Four phonetic correlates of pleasant voice quality are outlined: volume, pitch, duration, & tempo. B. Annesser Murray.||Source Title:||ITL, Review of Applied Linguistics||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/52435||ISSN:||00190810|
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