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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch
Subtitle: [German Pronunciation Dictionary]
Edited By: Eva-Maria Krech
Eberhard Stock
Ursula Hirschfeld
Lutz Christian Anders
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?isbn=978-3-11-018203-3
Description:

Now Available in Paperback.

The Deutsche Aussprachewörterbuch [German Pronunciation Dictionary] is the
new standard reference work on German standard pronunciation. It provides
reliable information on German pronunciation, giving the standard that
today most German speakers use and consider the norm. The dictionary has
about 150,000 entries and is supplemented by numerous info boxes to explain
the basic phonetic rules and pronunciation features of German. The book
also contains an introduction with details on the vocabulary treated in the
book, the phonetic principles and underlying pronunciation rules and the
phonostilistic differentiation.

Audio examples of the presented phenomena can be accessed via De Gruyter’s
platform Reference Global.

Key features:
* Standard work of German pronunciation
* Contains about 150,000 entries
* Provides a detailed introduction to phonetics and transcription and
numerous graphics and info boxes
* Additional material accessible online

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Phonetics
Lexicography
Grammars
Subject Language(s): German
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ISBN: 3110182025
ISBN-13: 9783110182026
Pages: 1076
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Pages: 1076
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ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9783110215564
Pages: 1076
Prices: Europe EURO 167.00