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Vowel Reduction Patterns of Early Spanish-English Bilinguals Receiving Continuous L1 and L2 Input This study investigates the production of three morphophonetic variations of schwa in American English: the plural allomorph {-s} as in watches, the possessive allomorph {-s} as in

New publication on vowel reduction in early and late bilinguals accepted by PLOS ONE

Abstract: Vowel reduction is a prominent feature of American English, as well as other stress-timed languages. As a phonological process, vowel reduction neutralizes multiple vowel quality contrasts in unstressed syllables. For bilinguals whose native language is not characterized by large