THE TYPES OF TONE-UNITS AND THEIR PROSODIC FEATURES IN THE CHINESE ENGLISH SPEAKERS' SPEECH*
Polyanskaya M. A.
Polyanskaya Marina Alexandrovna – Senior Instructor, Phonetics Department, Institute of Foreign languages, Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok).
Within the framework of this article we analyze the results of the experiment on the production of complex English phrases by the Chinese speakers of English. The aim of the research is to find out the types of tone-units and their prosodic features in the Chinese English speakers' speech.
Key words: English, Chinese, types of tone-units, prosodic features.