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LINGUIST List 21.2301

Thu May 20 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics/Phonetics/Phonology: Russ

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        1.    Daniel Davies, The Sounds of German: Russ

Message 1: The Sounds of German: Russ
Date: 17-May-2010
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: The Sounds of German: Russ
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Title: The Sounds of German
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Charles V. J. Russ
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521694629 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 21.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521694629 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 37.99
Abstract:

How are the sounds of German produced? How do German speakers stress their
words? How have the sounds of German developed over time? This book
provides a clear introduction to the sounds of German, designed
particularly for English-speaking students of the language. Topics covered
include the role of the organs of speech, the state of the vocal cords and
the differences between vowels and consonants. The articulation,
distribution, spelling and the major variants of each sound are examined in
detail. The book also discusses the regional differences between dialects
and between the national standard varieties in Germany, Austria and
Switzerland. Students are encouraged to put theory into practice with end
of chapter questions. Setting a solid foundation in the description and
analysis of German sounds, The Sounds of German will help students improve
their pronunciation of the language by introducing them to the basics of
its sound system.

1. Standards of pronunciation;
2. Basic concepts;
3. Vowels;
4. Consonants;
5. Sounds in contrast;
6. Sounds and spelling;
7. Distribution of vowels and consonants;
8. Foreign sounds;
9. Alternations;
10. Suprasegmental features and syllables;
11. Pluricentric and regional variation;
12. Sound changes.


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Phonetics
                            Phonology

Subject Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=48461


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