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Title: Sound Patterns of Spoken English
Written By: Linda Shockey
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631230793
Description:

Sound Patterns of Spoken English is a concise, to-the-point compendium of information about the casual pronunciation of everyday English as compared to formal citation forms.

- Concise, to-the-point compendium of information about casual pronunciation of English as compared to citation forms.
- Covers varieties of English language including General American and Standard Southern British.
- Overlaps the boundaries of several areas of study including sociolinguistics, lexicography, rhetoric, and speech sciences.
- Examines English pronunciation as found in everyday speech.
- Accompanied by website with examples from different accents.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631230807
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 168
Prices: U.K. £ 14.99
U.S. $ 24.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631230793
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 168
Prices: U.K. £ 45.00
U.S. $ 59.95