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Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780415506496

ISBN10:
0415506492
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
3/12/2013
Publisher(s):
Routledge

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 3/12/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

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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