Phonological acquisition of first language in a child with speech difficulty

Aliyah, Varda Himmatul, Nashiba, Sheila and Indah, Rohmani Nur ORCID: (2018) Phonological acquisition of first language in a child with speech difficulty. Presented at The 1st International Conference on Recent Innovations, 26-28 September 2018, Jakarta.

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Phonological acquisition of the mother tongue is something that will never escape from human life. Phonological acquisition in children is strongly influenced by the surrounding environment. There are some children who have difficulty in this phase. Researchers conducted a study with the aim of knowing phonological acquisition of mother tongue in children aged seven years with speech difficulties or lisp. The method used in this research is qualitative research method with "case study" approach. The result of the research that the child has difficulty in reciting some consonant letters i.e d, g, k, q and t. She hasn’t been able to pronounce well the letters that positioned at the beginning and middle of the word, whereas those consonants placed at the end of the word, he can pronounce well. For words that contain two consonant letters, the pronunciation becomes unclear and especially pronounced with a fast tempo, will make it more difficult for the listener to understand it.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: phonological acquisition; early speech; speech difficulties
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: Dr. Rohmani Nur Indah
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2020 10:05


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