Laut Fragebogen hat diese Versuchsperson einen sächsischen Akzent, dessen Ausgeprägtheit sie selbst auf einer Skala von eins bis zehn mit zwei angibt. Sie verwendet diesen Akzent nicht in der Arbeit oder der Universität. Ihre englischen Sprachkenntnisse beruhen auf acht Jahren Schulunterricht (Jgs. 5-12) und einem zweimonatigen USA-Aufenthalt während ihrer Schulzeit. An der Hochschule wurden keine Englischkurse besucht. Als weitere gelernte Fremdsprache wurde Latein angegeben, welches aber keine Auswirkungen auf die Aussprachekompetenz hat. Die Probandin liest mindestens einmal im Monat in einem englischsprachigen Buch oder sieht sich englischsprachige Filme an.
Unangebrachte Verwendung des deutschen Phoneminventars (z.B. /e/ statt /æ/)
Überkompensation (z.B. /w/ statt /v/, /θ/ statt /s/)
Wortverbindungsfehler (fehlende liaison und linking r/linking j sowie fehlplazierter glottaler Verschlußlaut)
Problem mit weak forms
Rest (dustbin category)
There's a small boy an' he tries to get out something out of the window. And also there's a a older man. An' he looks at him an' / wondering. The second pic: There's the boy in vain try to to get out something an' it's horrid an' he he looks very small at this picture I think. Yes? He do? (lacht) An' he looks smaller than the other ones. It's very important. And in the third picture the old man says oh yeah let's help me I help you, this c... this this couldn't be this difficult. And if – er – first picture he he try to get out / and then he get out something / and it's the piano. And he's angry an' he / I don't know what else to say. I don't know an' he / The boy is running away and / no, he don't cry. I don't know. She's runnin' away.
Okay. You can see a little bird who's picking out something out of the bed. Yes. And there are / two persons are coming. I think it's father an' son. They chase away the bird an' he flies away. But the bird is comin' back an' looking at the father, who is sow some (them?) new peas. The little boy very silently go behind the bird and had a little – er – fight with him an' afterwards there are / a blindfold beh... before the eyes of the bird an' he don't can see anything.
One day morning, father came in an' wants to wake up his son. His son is still awake. And he pretends to be sick. Okay, the father decided: Okay, stay in bed, I make you some tea and something else. He tooks a hook and a rope and attach it into the wall, so the bed is now a swing. He goes out, an' after a time he cames in with some tea an' see his son playing with his bed. He was swinging around / the father could see that the son isn't sick any more. And she was ve... he was very angry and sent the son to school.
Well. The last apple at a tree — how to get them (him?)? Okay, let's try: The boy at first. She throws a stick up to the tree an' only hurt his dad. After it, the dad wants to get the apple and c... climbs up at the tree an' he can't reach it. It's real difficult. He throws up one of his shoes: Nothing helps. Okay, the shoe is staying in the tree, an' he only could get this. When they go away, the apple falls down, but they didn't noticed it.
Well. Father and son are catched by the leopard. A leopard? How could this be? Okay. The leopard tries to get them, but he only reaches the suspenders of the farther's pants. So the father is running away an' running away, but the leopard was biting into his suspenders and these are elastic. So the father is throwing back n... directly of the head of the leopard so the leopard died. Father was very proud, 'cause she – er – 'cause he was the winner of the leopard.