LINGUIST List 15.2548

Tue Sep 14 2004

Books: Lexicography/Phonology, English: Trudgill

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Message 1: Dialects: Trudgill

Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 13:04:21 -0400 (EDT)
From: kkaneta <kkanetataylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Dialects: Trudgill




Title: Dialects
Series Title: Language Workbooks 

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
		http://www.routledge.com/ 

Author: Peter Trudgill, University of Fribourg 

Paperback: ISBN: 0415342635, Pages: 88, Price: U.S. $ 24.95 

			
Abstract:

Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical
introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series
provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for
further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader
through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them
with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of
data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts
fully explained, Language Workbooks can be used for independent study
or as part of a taught class.

Dialects: 
* introduces the many dialects of English spoken in the United Kingdom
* reveals the key issues that dialectology engages with
* uses both the international phonetic alphabet and simple
 representations of sounds to explain pronunciations
* involves readers in collecting data
* contains numerous illustrative maps
* is written in a lively and engaging style, with information on 'posh
 and less-posh' dialects and spotting your dialect area.
 

Contents: 

How to use this book. 1. Studying English Dialects 2. Posh and less
posh dialects 3. English in many shapes and forms 4. Dialects - the
old and the new 5. Dialect maps 6. What dialect maps can tell us
7. How dialect boundaries get to be where they are 8. Spot your
dialect area 9. Present tense verbs 10. Different dialects, different
grammar 11. Dialect grammar - the old and the new 12. Overdoing things
Further reading.
 

Lingfield(s):	Lexicography,
		Phonology,
		Sociolinguistics
		
Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)

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