ISCA Archive Interspeech 2013
ISCA Archive Interspeech 2013

Mutual intelligibility of American, Chinese and Dutch-accented speakers of English tested by SUS and SPIN sentences

Hongyan Wang, Vincent J. van Heuven

This paper investigates the mutual intelligibility of Chinese, Dutch (both foreign-language learners) and American (native language) speakers of English using SUS (Semantically Unpredictable Sentences) and SPIN (Speech in Noise) materials. We test the hypothesis that speakers and listeners who share the same native-language background have an advantage (interlanguage speech intelligibility benefit).


doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2013-129

Cite as: Wang, H., Heuven, V.J.v. (2013) Mutual intelligibility of American, Chinese and Dutch-accented speakers of English tested by SUS and SPIN sentences. Proc. Interspeech 2013, 431-435, doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2013-129

@inproceedings{wang13_interspeech,
  author={Hongyan Wang and Vincent J. van Heuven},
  title={{Mutual intelligibility of American, Chinese and Dutch-accented speakers of English tested by SUS and SPIN sentences}},
  year=2013,
  booktitle={Proc. Interspeech 2013},
  pages={431--435},
  doi={10.21437/Interspeech.2013-129}
}