LINGUIST List 12.2087

Thu Aug 23 2001

Books: Phonology

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  1. Sona Khosla, Phonology: French Sound Structure

Message 1: Phonology: French Sound Structure

Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 15:25:53 +0000
From: Sona Khosla <>
Subject: Phonology: French Sound Structure

French Sound Structure

University of Calgary Press
$35.00 (incl. CD-ROM)

French Sound Structure provides a comprehensive, detailed and
well-illustrated description of the pronunciation of Modern Standard
French, incorporating comments on regional and social variations, on
abbreviatory processes and "word play," and on certain historical
phonological changes which continue to be reflected in the
contemporary language. The accompanying CD-ROM will be an invaluable
asset to any student of French language, providing oral examples
crucial to linguistic study.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Object of Description
Chapter 2: Key Descriptive and Theoretical Concepts
Chapter 3: Basic Descriptive Units and Domains
Chapter 4: Vowels and Semi-vowels
Chapter 5: Consonants
Chapter 6: Prosody
Chapter 7: Around the Phonological Periphery: Playing with Language

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