DOI: 10.48175/ijarsct-12391 ISSN:

An Analysis of Varied Speech Errors in a Diverse Speech Community

Remuel M. Coles
  • General Medicine

Speech error is a language phenomenon that is prevailing during oral conversations. It is one of the interesting studies in the field of linguistics as it delves into why speakers tend to commit such errors – linguistically, phonologically, or semantically. For many linguists, they term it “slips of the tongue” during spoken communication. The said speech errors can also be defined as speech utterances that deviate from the speaker’s intention over production. In other words, speech errors reveal a mismatch between what the speakers intends to say and what they actually says. It has the relationship of language with the human mind and a pattern or procedure in language transformation

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