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Taylor Anne Barriuso

Taylor Anne Barriuso

This year I am working as a Postdoctoral Associate under Dr. John Levis at Iowa State University in the Applied Linguistics program. Together with a cohort of computer scientists at Texas A & M, we are investigating whether the model of a "golden speaker" (that is, one that has the same voice characteristics of a nonnative speaker but the accent of a native speaker) raises learners' awareness of their non-targetlike pronunciation and in turn leads to more targetlike pronunciation in future productions.

Publications

Barriuso, T.A., & Hayes-Harb, R. (2018). High Variability Phonetic Training as a Bridge from Research to PracticeCATESOL Journal30(1), 177-194.

Barriuso, T.A. and S. Barrios. (2017). The role of phonological distributional information on the acquisition of L2 allophones. In M. O’Brien & J. Levis (Eds). Proceedings of the 8th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, ISSN 2380-9566, Calgary, AB, August 2016 (pp. 10-20). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.

Levis, J. M., Sonsaat, S., Link, S., & Barriuso, T. A. (2016). Native and Nonnative Teachers of L2 Pronunciation: Effects on Learner Performance.TESOL Quarterly.

 Levis, J. & Barriuso, T. A. (2012). Nonnative speakers’ pronunciation errors in spoken and read English. In. J. Levis & K. LeVelle (Eds.). Proceedings of the 3rd Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Sept. 2011. (pp. 187-194). Ames, IA: Iowa State University

Presentations

Barriuso, T.A. (2017). The efficacy of high variability phonetic training in a non-laboratory setting: A pilot. Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Salt Lake City, UT, August. Poster.

Barriuso, T.A. (2016). The role of phonological distributional information on the acquisition of L2 allophones. Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Calgary, AB, Canada, August.

Barriuso, T.A. (2015). The influence of grammar and pronunciation on intelligibility. University of Utah Student Conference in Linguistics. Salt Lake City, UT, April. Poster.

Levis, J., Link, S., Sonsaat, S., & Barriuso, T.A. (2013). Native and nonnative teachers of pronunciation: Does language background make a difference in learner performance? Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, September.

Levis, J., & Barriuso, T.A. (2011). Segmental errors in conversational and read speech: A comparison of ESL learners from four language backgrounds. Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Ames, IA, September.

 

Last Updated: 11/14/18