Gimson's Pronunciation of English

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2014-04-09
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson's Pronunciation of Englishhas become the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. Comprehensive yet accessible, it is universally acknowledged to be the standard description of spoken English. This eighth edition is fully updated with the latest developments in the field, including the transformation of Received Pronunciation (RP) to General British (GB), as well as even more on primary accents and on other (non-GB) changes and standards. Visit the accompanying website at www.hodderplus.co.uk/linguistics for access to unique MRI videos showing the pronunciation of different words and phrases, now accompanied by detailed guidance on how each vowel and consonant is articulated in the mouth. Also available are audio files relating to specific sections of the book. Gimson's Pronunciation of Englishis an indispensible reference book for anyone involved in studying or teaching the pronunciation of English.

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