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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Rhythm in Cognition and Grammarby Ralf Vogel; Ruben Vijver

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 117.17

    The book contains a collection of papers dealing with the question of how rhythm shapes language. Until now, there was no comprehensive theory that addressed these findings adequately. By bringing together researchers from many different fields, this book will make a first attempt to fill this gap. more...

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 117.17

    This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifier languages. It is shown that, although some structures are more commonly permitted than others, there is considerable cross-creole variation, especially with respect to word-final... more...

  • Patterns of Spoken Englishby Gerald Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • You Say Potatoby Ben Crystal; David Crystal

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 11.24

    Some people say scohn , while others say schown . He says bath , while she says bahth . You say potayto . I say potahto And- -wait a second, no one says potahto . No one's ever said potahto . Have they? From reconstructing Shakespeare's accent to the rise and fall of Received Pronunciation, actor Ben Crystal and his linguist father... more...

  • English Consonant Clustersby P. Sanderson; P. Sanderson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    English Consonant Clusters focuses on the phonetic transcription, stress, and tone of English consonants and consonant clusters. The topics discussed include the phonetic alphabets; intrusive consonant; teaching consonants; study of textbook practice; pursuit of the phoneme; individual consonant studies; weak consonants; and English consonant clusters.... more...

  • Nähesprachliches Italienisch im Ruhrgebiet und in Cataniaby Judith Kittler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.51

    Das nähesprachliche Italienisch der im Ruhrgebiet ansässigen Italiener steht im Fokus dieser Untersuchung. Es werden Unterschiede der Sprechweisen in Lautung und Prosodie objektiviert und damit mess- und sichtbar gemacht. Die Sprechweisen der Italiener im Ruhrgebiet werden darüber hinaus erstmalig hinsichtlich der phonetischen und prosodischen... more...

  • The Style and Timbre of English Speech and Literatureby Marklen E. Konurbaev

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    The book introduces the reader into the world of mental perception of literary contents. Based on the research in modern semantics, functional stylistics and cognitive phonetics, it explores the way linguistic elements of a literary work cause readers to form a single perception shape identified as a cultural, literary or social stereotype. more...

  • Principes de phonologie de Nikolaï Troubetzkoyby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Parus en allemand en 1939, les Principes de phonologie constituent le huitième volume des Travaux du Cercle linguistique de Prague, fondé en 1928 par Nikolaï Sergueïevitch Troubetzkoy (1890-1938) et Roman Jakobson, et décidé à conduire une recherche collective approfondie sur... more...

  • Encoding and Decoding of Emotional Speechby Aijun Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 92.70

    ?This book addresses the subject of emotional speech, especially its encoding and decoding process during interactive communication, based on an improved version of Brunswik?s Lens Model. The process is shown to be influenced by the speaker?s and the listener?s linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as by the transmission channels used. Through... more...

  • Phonological Interpretation of Ancient Greek, Theby Vit Bubenik

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 30.95

    This volume treats systematically the variation found in the successive stages of the development of all ancient Greek dialects. It combines synchronic approach, in which generative rules expound phonological divergencies between the systems of different dialects, with a diachronic statement of unproductive and mostly pan-Hellenic shifts. more...