9780415506496

Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415506496

  • ISBN 10:

    0415506492

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 03/12/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Practical Phonetics and Phonology: presents the essentials of the subject in a lively and direct manner whilst stressing the day-to-day applications of phonetics and phonology introduces the core concepts of speech science such as: the phoneme, syllable structure, production of speech, vowel and consonant possibilities, glottal settings, stress, rhythm, intonation and the surprises of connected speech discusses regional and social accent variation, with an accompanying audio CD containing a collection of authentic speech samples (with genuine speakers) of 25 English accent varieties from the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, India, Singapore and West Africa includes classic readings from key names in the discipline including David Abercrombie, David Crystal, Dennis Fry, Daniel Jones, Peter Ladefoged, Peter Trudgill and John Wells. The third edition of Practical Phonetics and Phonologywill appeal to all students of English language and linguistics and those training for a certificate in TEFL.

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