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Academic Paper

Title: Phonetics in advanced learner's dictionaries
Author: Jack Windsor Lewis
Institution: Thorner
Linguistic Field: Lexicography; Phonetics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: The history is outlined of the origins and development, during the earlier twentieth century from the work of H. E. Palmer and A. S. Hornby, of a highly distinctive type of dictionary designed to meet the needs of non-native-speaking students of English. It was distinguished by its inclusion of various phonetic and grammatical matters previously almost entirely neglected. In doing so it made a major contribution to the remedying of deficiencies in our records of the English language in respect of the rhythmical characteristics of lexical items longer than the uncompounded word. Other phonetic aspects of these dictionaries are dealt with, including the arrival of related recorded spoken pronunciations.


This article appears IN Journal of the International Phonetic Association Vol. 44, Issue 1.

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