Practical Phonetics And Phonology: A Resource Book For Students, Vol. 2

Practical Phonetics And Phonology: A Resource Book For Students, Vol. 2

  • Binding: Paperback
Vendor
Routledge
Regular price
$57.47
Sale price
$21.57
Quantity must be 1 or more

Attention: For textbook, access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.

Arrives in 3-7 Business Days

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 oftwenty-fiveaccent 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.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/reli/

Customer Reviews