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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • The Sounds of Languageby Henry Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Phonetics is the scientific study of sounds used in language- how the sounds are produced, how they are transferred from the speaker to the hearer and how they are heard and perceived. The Sounds of Language provides an accessible, general introduction to phonetics with a special emphasis on English. Focusing on the phonetics of English, the first... more...

  • Standards and Variation in Urban Speechby Ronald K.S. Macaulay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    Standards and Variation in Urban Speech is an examination and exploration of the aims and methods of sociolinguistic investigation, based on studies of Scottish urban speech. It criticially examines the implications of the notions ‘vernacular’, ‘standard language’, ‘Received Pronunciation’, ‘social class’,... 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...

  • Teaching and Researching English Accents in Native and Non-native Speakersby Ewa Waniek-Klimczak; Linda R. Shockey

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    This volume approaches second language phonology via the English sound system as used by native and non-native speakers. Readers will find a unique combination of psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and pedagogical approaches. more...

  • Words You Should Know How to Spellby David Hatcher; Jane Mallison

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 9.95

    Ceilling. Beleive. Scissers. Do you have trouble spelling everyday words? Is your spell check on overdrive? Well, this easy-to-use dictionary is just what you need! Organized with speed and convenience in mind, it gives you instant access to the correct spellings of more than 12,500 words. Also provided are quick tips and memory tricks, like: Help... more...

  • You Say Potatoby Ben Crystal; David Crystal

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.45

    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...

  • Advances in Clinical Phoneticsby Martin J. Ball; Martin Duckworth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    Advances in Clinical Phonetics focuses on important developments in phonetic description. Recent years have seen increasing developments in phonetic description, in both instrumental and impressionistic approaches. Not restricted to the phonetics of normal speech, clinical phoneticians and speech scientists working with disordered speech, have been... more...

  • Affectivity in Interactionby Elisabeth Reber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    How do participants display affectivity in social interaction? Based on recordings of authentic everyday conversations and radio phone-ins, this study offers a fine-grained analysis of how recipients of affect-laden informings deploy sound objects, i.e. interjections ( oh , ooh and ah ) and paralinguistic signals ( whistle and clicks ), for... more...

  • The Arapaho Languageby Andrew Cowell; Sr. Alonzo Moss

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 55.00

    The Arapaho Language is the definitive reference grammar of an endangered Algonquian language. Arapaho differs strikingly from other Algonquian languages, making it particularly relevant to the study of historical linguistics and the evolution of grammar. Andrew Cowell and Alonzo Moss Sr. document Arapaho's interesting features, including a pitch-based... more...

  • Articulatory Phoneticsby Bryan Gick; Ian Wilson; Donald Derrick

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    Articulatory Phonetics presents a concise and non-technical introduction to the physiological processes involved in producing sounds in human speech. Traces the path of the speech production system through to the point where simple vocal sounds are produced, covering the nervous system, and muscles, respiration, and phonation Introduces more... more...