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Books: Phonetics/Language Acquisition/Russian: Jones, Ward

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        1.     Joyce Reid , The Phonetics of Russian: Jones, Ward

Message 1: The Phonetics of Russian: Jones, Ward
Date: 09-Mar-2011
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: The Phonetics of Russian: Jones, Ward
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Title: The Phonetics of Russian
Published: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Daniel Jones
Author: Dennis Ward
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521153003 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 16.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521153003 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 24.99
Abstract:

The Phonetics of Russian is intended to help those studying Russian to
pronounce the language well, and to give students of general phonetics a
knowledge of the phonetic system of Russian. In addition it serves as a
reference book on Russian pronunciation. On its publication in 1969 it replaced
The Pronunciation of Russian by Trofimov and Jones. The book provides a
straightforward outline of the necessary general phonetic theory and the system
of transcription and contains a precise description of the way in which the
sounds of Russian are articulated, and how they are affected by the
neighbouring sounds. The fundamentals of Russian intonation are described and
there is a chapter of passages for practice in Russian pronunciation in which the
phonetic transcriptions include accents marking both tone and stress. The
Russian text and the English translation of the passages are provided.
Throughout the book constant attention is paid to the problems of the learner
and advice given for mastering the sounds.

Table of Contents

Preface;

Abbreviations;

Part I. Phonetic Theory and Transcription:
1. Introduction;
2. The organs of speech;
3. Breath and voice;
4. Vowels and consonants;
5. How to learn vowels;
6. The classification of vowels;
7. How to describe consonants;
8. The principles of transcription, phonemes;
9. Digraphs; Part II. the Phonetics of Russian:
10. Types of Russian pronunciation;
11. General notes on the Russian vowels and consonants;
12. The Russian vowels in detail;
13. The Russian semi-vowel j;
14. The Russian diphthongs;
15. Labialization and velarization;
16. Palatalized consonants and their phonetic representation;
17. The Russian plosive consonants;
18. The Russian fricative consonants;
19. The Russian affricative consonants;
20. The Russian nasal consonants;
21. The Russian lateral consonants;
22. The Russian rolled consonants;
23. Similitude and assimilation;
24. Accent, stress and length;
25. Intonation;
26. Passages for practice;

Appendices;

Indices.


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Language Documentation
                            Phonetics

Subject Language(s): Russian (rus)

Written In: English (eng )

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