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LINGUIST List 22.475

Wed Jan 26 2011

Books: Phonetics/Phonology/Sociolinguistics: Čubrović, Paunović (Eds)

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Ta(l)king English Phonetics Across Frontiers: Čubrović, Paunović (Eds)

Message 1: Ta(l)king English Phonetics Across Frontiers: Čubrović, Paunović (Eds)
Date: 23-Dec-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Ta(l)king English Phonetics Across Frontiers: Čubrović, Paunović (Eds)
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Title: Ta(l)king English Phonetics Across Frontiers
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Biljana Čubrović
Editor: Tatjana Paunović
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443813037 Pages: 245 Price: U.K. £ 39.99
Abstract:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.

Highlighting some interesting and intriguing aspects of English phonetics
and phonology from a variety of perspectives, this book brings up a number
of empirical questions in order to emphasize the necessity of taking a very
broad view of what spoken English means in today's socio-cultural context.
English has become a truly global means of communication, used as a first,
second, or additional language by millions and millions of diverse
speakers, in a multitude of different communicative contexts, so that the
very notions of native and non-native seem to have changed profoundly, as
have the notions of central/ peripheral and standard/ non-standard with
regard to English varieties spoken around the globe. Therefore, today more
than ever before, in studying English phonetics many small research steps
need to be taken to provide diverse and broad empirical data from as many
different standpoints as possible. This collection indeed looks at English
phonetics from a wide spectrum of perspectives, including those of native
or EFL speakers, language varieties, L2 language teaching and learning, as
well as language contact, development, and change.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Phonetics
                            Phonology
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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