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Practical Phonetics and Phonology | 2nd Edition

A Resource Book for Students

ISBN-10: 041542514X
ISBN-13: 9780415425148
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PUBLISHER: Routledge
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Practical Phonetics and Phonology:

  • presents the essentials of the subject in a lively way whilst stressing the day-to-day applications of phonetics and phonology
  • covers all 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
  • incorporates classic readings from key names in the discipline including David Abercrombie, David Crystal, Dennis Fry, Daniel Jones, Peter Ladefoged, and Steven Pinker
  • includes an audio CD containing a collection of samples provided by genuine speakers of twenty-five accent varieties from Britain, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore and West Africa.

New features of this edition include: new readings by Peter Trudgill and John Wells; a section on English orthography; an appendix of websites dealing with phonetics and accents of English; revised and updated activities and examples. The accompanying CD now includes: British Estuary English and New York English.

The second edition of Practical Phonetics and Phonology will appeal to all students of English language and linguistics and those training for a certificate in TEFL.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at http: //cw.routledge.com/textbooks/reli/

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