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Title: Practical Phonetics and Phonology
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Written By: Beverley S Collins
Inger M. Mees
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/Practical-Phonetics-and-Phonology-isbn9780415425148
Description:

NEW EDITION!

Practical Phonetics and Phonology:

- presents the essentials of the subject in a lively way whilst stressing
the day-to-day applications of phonetics and phonology


- covers all the core concepts of speech science such as: the phoneme,
syllable structure, production of speech, vowel and consonant
possibilities, glottal settings, stress, rhythm, intonation and the
surprises of connected speech

- incorporates classic readings from key names in the discipline including
David Abercrombie, David Crystal, Dennis Fry, Daniel Jones, Peter
Ladefoged, and Steven Pinker

- includes an audio CD containing a collection of samples provided by
genuine speakers of twenty-five accent varieties from Britain, Ireland, the
USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore and
West Africa.

New features of this edition include: new readings by Peter Trudgill and
John Wells; a section on English orthography; an appendix of websites
dealing with phonetics and accents of English; revised and updated
activities and examples. The accompanying CD now includes: British Estuary
English and New York English.

The second edition of Practical Phonetics and Phonology will appeal to all
students of English language and linguistics and those training for a
certificate in TEFL.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Subject Language(s): None
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415422663
ISBN-13: 9780415422666
Pages: 328
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041542514X
ISBN-13: 9780415425148
Pages: 328
Prices: U.S. $ 35.95