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Title: Introductory Phonology
Written By: Bruce Hayes
Series Title: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features,
this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foundation to the field
for those who are coming to it for the first time.

-Provides an ideal first course book in phonology, written by a renowned
phonologist

-Developed and tested in the classroom through years of experience and use

-Emphasizes analysis of phonological data, placing this in its scientific
context, and explains the relevant methodology

-Guides students through the larger questions of what phonological patterns
reveal about language

-Includes numerous course-friendly features, including multi-part exercises
and annotated suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter

"The challenge of using a textbook to teach phonological analysis is to
strike the right balance between learning-by-reading and learning-by-doing.
Bruce Hayes meets this challenge for us with this textbook. His writing is
clear and accessible, and his thoughtful organizational choices promote a
deep understanding of the goals of phonological analysis."
-Eric Bakovic, University of California-San Diego

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405184116
ISBN-13: 9781405184113
Pages: 336
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95