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I'm trying to find out whether L1 ongoing sound changes often impact speech productions in an L2.

For instance, an ongoing sound change in Brazilian Portuguese (i.e. the arising of new consonant clusters) is known to favor perception and production of equivalent English consonant clusters.

Similarly, a recent Korean sound change (maximization of the contrast between the voiced and voiceless stops) is known to promote accurate productions of English stops.

Would you know about any other cases, or, preferrably, research that cover this?

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    I don’t really see how ongoing sound changes really have a lot to do with this. Given that it’s usually easier for people to pronounce sounds and sound combinations in other languages if they also exist in their own language, more or less any sound change is bound to make it easier to pronounce some other language. It’s not the change itself that does this, though – speakers who exhibit the change merely speak a language with a phonotactic inventory that matches language X better than people who don’t exhibit the change. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Apr 29 at 7:09

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