Approaches to Bootstrapping: Volume 1 ~ Phonological, by J. Weissenborn, Barbara Hohle

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In (1) the prosodic phrase boundary (indicated by “/”) coincides with the syntactic boundary between the Subject phrase and the Predicate Phrase. However, in (2), the prosodic phrase boundary occurs within the Predicate phrase between the verb and its Direct Object. Moreover, given a conflict between prosodic phrase marking and syntactic phrase marking such as in (2), Englishlearning 9-month-olds display listening preferences that accord with the prosodic organization of utterances (Gerken, Jusczyk & Mandel 1994).

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