Cross-linguistic Gender Differences in EFL Learners’ Pause Frequency and Duration

Zahra Banitalebi; Ali Akbar Jabbari; Mohammad Hasan Razmi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , May 2020, , Pages 19-27

  The present paper sought to investigate gender differences in the speech pauses made by Iranian bilingual (L1: Turkish and L2: Persian) learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). To this end, the pauses made by males and females were compared. Via an Oxford Placement test, a convenient sample of ...  Read More