Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Modern & Medieval Languages

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Dr Brechtje Post - Publications

Refereed journals

Post, Brechtje, Iwo Bohr, Chris Cummins, Francis Nolan, Toby Hudson, and Emmanuel Stamatakis (under revision). Question or surprise? The neural networks underpinning the processing of linguistic and paralinguistic information in intonation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Graham, Calbert, and Brechtje Post (under review). Tonal alignment and scaling of the American English (L+) H* pitch accent by late bilinguals. Journal of Phonetics.

Lammertink, Imme, Marisa Casillas, Titia Benders, Brechtje Post and Paula Fikkert. (2015). Dutch and English toddlers' use of linguistic cues in predicting upcoming turn transitions. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences 6: 495.

Schmidt, Anke-Elaine, and Brechtje Post (2015). The development of prosodic features and ambient language effects in simultaneous bilinguals. Language and Speech 58(1), 24 - 47. (doi:10.1177/0023830914565809)

Li, Aike and Brechtje Post (2014). L2 Acquisition of Prosodic Properties of Speech Rhythm: Evidence from L1 Mandarin and German Learners of English. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 36(2).

Astruc, Lluïsa, Pilar Prieto, Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, Maria del Mar Vanrell (2013). Tonal targets in early child Catalan, Spanish, and English. Language and Speech 56 (3). (doi:10.1177/0023830912460494)

Prieto, Pilar, Maria del Mar Vanrell, Lluïsa Astruc, Elinor Payne, and Brechtje Post (2012). Prosodic temporal organization and speech rhythm: Evidence from Catalan, English, and Spanish. Speech Communication 54, 681-702 (doi:10.1016/j.specom.2011.12.001).

Zellers, Margaret and Brechtje Post (2012). Combining Formal and Functional Approaches to Discourse Structure. Language and Speech Special Issue 'New Frontiers in the phonetics of talk in interaction', 55:119-139.

Payne, Elinor, Brechtje Post, Pilar Prieto, Maria del Mar Vanrell and Lluïsa Astruc (2012). Measuring child rhythm. Language and Speech. DOI:10.1177/0023830911417687

Vanrell, Maria del Mar, Pilar Prieto, Lluïsa Astruc, Elinor Payne and Brechtje Post (2011). Adquisició dels patrons d'alineació i d'altura tonals en català i espanyol. Anuari de Filologia Special issue 'La entonación hispanica.

Delais-Roussarie, Élisabeth, Hi-Yon Yoo and Brechtje Post (2011). Quand frontières prosodiques et frontières syntaxiques se rencontrent. Langue Française Special issue, 170: 29-44.

Post, Brechtje, William Marslen-Wilson, Billi Randall and Lorraine K. Tyler (2008). The processing of English regular inflections: Phonological cues to morphological structure. Cognition, 109, 1-17.

Tyler, Lorraine K, Emmanuel A. Stamatakis, Brechtje Post, Billi Randall and William Marslen-Wilson (2005). Temporal and frontal systems in speech comprehension: An fMRI study of past tense processing. Neuropsychologia, 43:13, 1963-1974.

Post, Brechtje, William Marslen-Wilson, Emmanuel A. Stamatakis, Billi Randall, Kadia Acres and Lorraine K. Tyler (2003). fMRI evidence for the role of morpho-phonology in past tense processing. Neurocase, 9, 451.

Marslen-Wilson, William, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Brechtje Post, Billi Randall and Lorraine K. Tyler (2003). Neural differentiation within the language system: The past tense. Neuroimage, 19 (2): S1321 (abstract).

Marslen-Wilson, William, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Brechtje Post, Billi Randall and Lorraine K. Tyler (2003). Neural systems for parsing regular verb inflection. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, Suppl. F152 (abstract).

Post, Brechtje (2000). Pitch accents, liaison and the phonological phrase in French. Probus, 12, 127-164.

Grabe, Esther, Brechtje Post, Francis Nolan and Kimberley Farrar (2000). Pitch accent realisation in four varieties of British English. Journal of Phonetics, 27, 161-185.

Post, Brechtje (1999). Restructured phonological phrases in French: Evidence from clash resolution. Linguistics, 37 (1), 41-63.

Grabe, Esther, Carlos Gussenhoven, Judith Haan, Erwin Marsi and Brechtje Post (1998). Preaccentual pitch and speaker attitude in Dutch. Language and Speech, 41, 63-85.


Book

Post, Brechtje (2000). Tonal and phrasal structures in French intonation (published PhD dissertation). The Hague: Holland Academic Graphics.


Peer-reviewed book chapters

Delais-Roussarie, Élisabeth, Brechtje Post, Mathieu Avanzi, Caroline Buthke, Albert Di Cristo, Ingo Feldhausen, Sun-Ah Jun, Philippe Martin, Trudel Meisenburg, Annie Rialland, Rafèu Sichel-Bazin, and Hi-Yon Yoo (accepted). Developing a ToBI system for French. In Frota, Sonia and Pilar Prieto (eds.) Intonational Variation in Romance. Oxford University Press.

Post, Brechtje and Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie (in press). L'intonation en francais. In A. Abeille, F. Gadet, and D.Godard (eds.), Grande grammaire du francais. Actes Sud.

Schmidt, Elaine, and Brechtje Post (2015). Language interaction in the development of speech rhythm in simultaneous bilinguals. In Delais-Roussarie, Élisabeth, Avanzi, Mathieu and Herment, Sophie (eds.) Prosody, Language in Contact and L2 Acquisition. Springer.

Delais-Roussarie, Elisabeth and Brechtje Post (2013). Annotations in phonological corpora. Invited contribution in J. Durand, U. Gut and G. Kristoffersen (eds.), The Handbook of Corpus Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nolan, Francis and Brechtje Post (2013). IViE. Invited contribution in Durand, J., Gut, U., and Kristoffersen, G. (eds.), Handbook of Corpus Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Post, Brechtje and Francis Nolan (2012). Data collection for prosodic analysis of continuous speech and dialectal variation. Invited contribution in Cohn, A., Fougeron, C. and Huffman, M. (eds.), Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Post, Brechtje (2011). Metrical structure and the prosodic hierarchy. Invited contribution to appear in Rebuschat, P., Rohrmeier, M., Hawkins, J. and Cross, I. (eds.), Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Post, Brechtje (2011). The multi-faceted relation between phrasing and intonation in French. Invited contribution to appear in Lleo, C. and C. Gabriel, Hamburger Studies in Multilingualism 10: Intonational Phrasing at the Interfaces: Cross-Linguistic and Bilingual Studies in Romance and Germanic. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 44-74.

Payne, Elinor, Brechtje Post, Lluïsa Astruc, Pilar Prieto, and Maria del Mar Vanrell (2010). Rhythmic modification in Child Directed Speech. Invited contribution to appear in M. Russo (ed.), Atti del convegno di Prosodia. Gli universali prosodoci: confronto e ricerche sulla modellizzazione ritmica e sulle tipologie ritmiche. Roma: Aracne Biblioteca di Linguistica, 147-184.

Grabe, Esther and Brechtje Post (2004). Intonational variation in the British Isles. In Sampson, G. and McCarthy, D. (eds.), Corpus Linguistics: Readings in a Widening Discipline. London and New York: Continuum International, 474-481.

Post, Brechtje and Christine Willems (1995). Language evolution: Answers from biology? In Figge, U. (ed.), Mosaik. Bochum: Brockmeyer, 157-166.


Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Post, Brechtje and Kai Alter (2015). Neural correlates of categorical linguistic and gradient paralinguistic intonation. Proceedings of the 18th ICPhS, Glasgow.

Schmidt, Elaine, Brechtje Post, Yvan Yuen, Carmen Kung, and Katherine Demuth (2015). The effect of listener and speaker gender on the perception of rises in AusE. Proceedings of the 18th ICPhS, Glasgow.

Payne, Elinor, Brechtje Post, Hanne Gram Simonsen, and Nina Gram Garmann (2015). VC timing acquisition : Integrating phonetics and phonology. Proceedings of the 18th ICPhS, Glasgow.

Graham, Calbert, and Brechtje Post (2013). Realisation of tonal alignment in the English of Japanese-English late bilinguals. Interspeech 2013, Lyon. Causal Productions.

Zellers, Margaret and Brechtje Post (2011). Fundamental frequency and other prosodic cues to topic structure. Proceedings IDP 2009, Paris, 377-386.

Payne, E., Eftychiou, E., Post, B., Astruc, L., Prieto, P. and Vanrell, M. (2011) The status of variable phonetic output in early speech. Proceedings ICPhS Hong Kong.

Zellers, Margaret, Brechtje Post, and John Williams (2011). Implicit Learning of Lexical Stress Patterns. Proceedings ICPhS Hong Kong.

Astruc, Lluïsa, Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, Pilar Prieto, and Maria del Mar Vanrell (2010). Word prosody in early child Catalan, Spanish and English. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.

Payne, Elinor, Brechtje Post, Lluïsa Astruc, Pilar Prieto, and Maria del Mar Vanrell (2010). A cross-linguistic study of prosodic lengthening in child-directed speech. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.

Prieto, Pilar, Maria del Mar Vanrell, Lluïsa Astruc, Elinor Payne, and Brechtje Post (2010). Speech rhythm as durational marking of prosodic heads and edges. Evidence from Catalan, English, and Spanish. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.

Vanrell, Maria del Mar, Pilar Prieto, Lluïsa Astruc, Elinor Payne, and Brechtje Post (2010). Early acquisition of F0 alignment and scaling patterns in Catalan and Spanish. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.

Zellers, Margaret, Michele Gubian and Brechtje Post (2010). Redescribing Intonational Categories with Functional Data Analysis. Interspeech 2010, Chicago.

Zellers, Margaret and Brechtje Post (2010). Aperiodicity at topic structure boundaries. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.

Post, Brechtje, Francis Nolan, Emmanuel Stamatakis and Toby Hudson (2009). Categories and gradience in intonation: Evidence from linguistics and neurobiology. Interspeech 2009, Brighton.

Zellers, Margaret, Brechtje Post and Mariapaola D'Imperio (2009). Modeling the intonation of topic structure: Two approaches. Interspeech 2009, Brighton.

Delais-Roussarie, Élisabeth and Brechtje Post (2008). Unités prosodiques et grammaire de l'intonation: vers une nouvelle approche. Journées d'études de la parole 2008.

Post, Brechtje, Mariapaola D'Imperio and Carlos Gussenhoven (2007). Fine phonetic detail and intonational meaning. Proceedings of the International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences, XVI, 191-196.

Post, Brechtje and Élisabeth Delais-Roussarie (2006). Vers un système multilinéaire de transcription des variations intonatives. Journées d'études de la parole 2006, Dinard, 345-348.

Post, Brechtje and Élisabeth Delais-Roussarie (2006). Transcribing intonational variation at different levels of analysis. In Hoffmann, R. and Mixdorff, H. (eds.), Speech Prosody, Dresden: TUDpress Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Post, Brechtje (2003). Evidence for a constraint-based account of French phrasing and accentuation in different speaking styles. In Solé, M., Recasens, D., and Romero, J. (eds.), Proceedings of ICPhS 2003. Barcelona, 1309-1312.

Post, Brechtje (2002). French tonal structures. In Bel, B. and Marlien, I. (eds.), Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2002 conference. Aix-en-Provence: Laboratoire Parole et Langage, 583-586.

Grabe, Esther and Brechtje Post (2002). Intonational variation in the British Isles. In Bel, B. and Marlien, I. (eds.), Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2002 conference. Aix-en-Provence: Laboratoire Parole et Langage, 343-346.

Grabe, Esther, Ulrike Gut, Brechtje Post and Ian Watson (2001). The acquisition of rhythm in English, French and German. Current Research in Language and Communication: Proceedings of the Child Language Seminar 1999. London: City University, 156-162.

Post, Brechtje (1999). Solving a controversy in the analysis of French rising pitch movements. Proceedings of ICPhS1999. San Francisco, 965-968.

Grabe, Esther, Ian Watson and Brechtje Post (1999). The acquisition of rhythmic patterns in English and French. Proceedings of ICPhS 1999. San Francisco, 1201-1204.

Grabe, Esther, Carlos Gussenhoven, Judith Haan, Erwin Marsi and Brechtje Post (1997). The meaning of intonation phrase onsets in Dutch. In A. Botinis, G. Kouroupetroglou and G. Carayiannis (eds.), Intonation: Theory, Models and Applications, 161-164.


Other publications

Galaczi, Evelina, Brechtje Post, Aike Li, and Calbert Graham (2012). Measuring L2 English phonological proficiency: Implications for language assessment. BAAL proceedings, 67-72.

Barker, Fiona, Brechtje Post, and Elaine Schmidt (2012). Identifiying criterial aspects of pronunciation in L2 English across CEFR levels: Implications for language learning. BAAL proceedings, 17-21.

Astruc, Lluïsa, Pilar Prieto, Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, and Maria del Mar Vanrell (2010). Acquisition of tonal targets in Catalan, Spanish, and English. Cambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics.

Payne, Elinor, Brechtje Post, Lluïsa Astruc, Pilar Prieto, and Maria del Mar Vanrell (2009). Rhythmic modification in Child Directed Speech. In O. Parker Jones and E. Payne (eds.), Oxford University Working Papers in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, 12: 123-144.

Delais-Roussarie, Élisabeth, Brechtje Post, and Cristal Portes (2006). Annotation prosodique et typologie. Travaux Interdisciplinaires du Laboratoire Parole et Langage d'Aix-en-Provence, 25, 61-96.

Post, Brechtje, Élisabeth Delais-Roussarie, and Anne-Cathérine Simon (2006). Développer un système de transcription des phénomènes prosodiques. In Simon, A. C., Caelen-Haumont, G. and Pagliano, C. (eds.), Bulletin PFC, 6, 51-68.

Post, Brechtje (2003). French phrasing and accentuation in different speaking styles. Oxford University Working Papers in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, 69-84.

Grabe, Esther and Brechtje Post (2002).The transcribed IViE corpus. Phonetics Laboratory, University of Oxford.

Grabe, Esther, Brechtje Post and Francis Nolan (2001). Modelling intonational variation in English: The IViE system. In Puppel, S. and Demenko, G. (eds.), Prosody 2000. Poznan: Adam Mickiewicz University, 51-58.

Grabe, Esther, Brechtje Post and Francis Nolan (2001). Intonational Variation in English. Speech data from the IViE project on CD-ROM (5 CDs, 36 hours). Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.

Grabe, Esther, Brechtje Post and Ian Watson (2000). Acoustic correlates of rhythm in English and French four-year-olds. Oxford University Working Papers in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, 5, 7-17.


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