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Haskins Syntactic Sentences


Status Completely developed test
Goal Comparative evaluation of sentence intelligibility, minimising the effect of contextual cues.
Languages American English [Nye & Gaitenby (1974)].
Items Fixed set of 100 semantically unpredictable sentences of the form The Adjective Noun1 Verb the Noun2 composed of high-frequency words. Example: The old farm cost the blood.
Procedure Open response identification  in normal spelling.
Time With an interstimulus interval of 15 sec, about 30 min per synthesiser.
Analysis Manually, intelligibility is expressed in terms of the percentage correct sentences or keywords .

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