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New article on sociolinguistic awareness in Galician bilinguals by Dr Gisela Tomé Lourido and Dr Bronwen Evans


The article reports a study which investigates whether a distinctive variety spoken by Galician new speakers (neofalantes) has emerged in the speech community and whether listeners’ language background influences accent identification abilities and patterns.

The article is entitled “Sociolinguistic Awareness in Galician Bilinguals: Evidence from an Accent Identification Task” and has been published in Languages, as part of the Special Issue "Social and Psychological Factors in Bilingual Speech Production”. The full text is available at