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But unlike bilinguals of two spoken languages, ASL-English bilinguals can sign and speak simultaneously, allowing the researchers to test whether the need to inhibit the other language might explain the bilingual advantage.
Even some countries that share the same spoken language - such as the US and UK - have very distinct sign languages.
Instruction in spoken language - articulated speech - should only follow if there was sufficient time.
For example, the Workshop participants expressed the need to add to the standard the ability to represent features of spoken language, including tone, syllabic stress or accent, and duration in a machine-readable fashion.
With so many different spoken languages and pronunciations, a speech engine can misunderstand a voice input or create a confusing response, which can negatively impact users' experiences with the application," said George Fink, COO of Tele Atlas.
With the addition of Russian to the already supported languages of Hebrew, English and Arabic, NSC's products support speech driven telephony services in four spoken languages in Israel and can now target the emerging Russian market.
We hope to do our part to significantly narrow the Digital Divide by offering our customers and their families our Totally Free Internet Service in their choice of the two most commonly spoken languages in North America.