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LINGUIST List 17.2837

Sat Sep 30 2006

Books: Phonetics/Phonology: Hualde

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
        1.    Joyce Reid, The Sounds of Spanish : Hualde

Message 1: The Sounds of Spanish : Hualde
Date: 27-Sep-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: The Sounds of Spanish : Hualde

Title: The Sounds of Spanish
Published: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Book URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521545389

Author: Jose Ignacio Hualde
Paperback: ISBN: 0521545382 Pages: 332 Price: U.S. $ 32.99
Paperback: ISBN: 0521545382 Pages: 332 Price: U.K. £ 16.99

This accessible textbook provides a clear introduction to the sounds of
Spanish, designed specifically for English-speaking students of the
language. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, it explains from
scratch the fundamentals of phonetics (the study of sounds) and phonology
(the study of sound systems) and describes in detail the phonetic and
phonological characteristics of Spanish as it is spoken in both Spain and
Latin America. Topics covered include consonants, vowels, acoustics,
stress, syllables, intonation, and aspects of variation within Spanish.
Clear comparisons are made between the sounds of Spanish and those of
English, and students are encouraged to put theory into practice with over
fifty graded exercises. Setting a solid foundation in the description and
analysis of Spanish sounds, The Sounds of Spanish will help students
improve their pronunciation of the language, and will also be useful to
those studying the linguistic structure of Spanish for the first time.

1. Introduction
2. Variation in Spanish pronunciation
3. Consonants and vowels
4. Acoustic characterization of the main classes of Spanish speech sounds
5. The syllable
6. Main phonological processes
7. Vowels
8. Plosives
9. Fricatives and affricates
10. Nasals
11. Liquids (laterals and rhotics)
12. Main morphophonological alternations
13. Stress
14. Intonation

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng )

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-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/


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