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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • The Phonology of Catalanby Max W. Wheeler

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 198.99

    This is the most comprehensive account of Catalan phonology ever published. Approaching the subject a pragmatic version of orthodox Optimality Theory it describes the Spanish and French dialects of Catalan and the social and stylistic variations within them. This is likely to be the standard account of its subject for many years. - ;This is the most... more...

  • Prosodic Typologyby Sun-Ah Jun

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 75.00

    This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through the intonational phonology of thirteen typologically different languages and the transcription system of prosody known as Tones and Break Indices (ToBI). This is the first book introducing the history and principles of this system, and it covers European languages, Asian languages, an Australian... more...

  • The Phonology of Mongolianby Jan-Olof Svantesson; Anna Tsendina; Anastasia Karlsson; Vivan Franzen

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99

    This book provides both the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian and the first account in any language of the historical phonology of the Mongolian group of languages. - ;This book provides (a) the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian, known as the Halh... more...

  • Intonational Phonologyby D. Robert Ladd

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 42.00

    This second edition of this overview of research on intonational phonology includes material on research developments since the mid 1990s. more...

  • Regionalspezifische Intonationsverläufe im Kölnischenby Pia Bergmann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Whereas the phonic features of dialects have been studied for a long time, it is only recently that attention has turned to the analysis of typical regional intonations (sentence melodies). The present study provides a review of research on the subject and then turns to an analysis of Cologne German using data from spontaneous speech. It provides a... more...

  • Sound Structure in Languageby Jorgen Rischel; Nina Gronnum; Hans Basboll

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 164.99

    This book presents J--oslash--;rgen Rischel's most important work on linguistic sound structure, its relation to other aspects of language, and its variation across the world's languages. This includes some of the most original and groundbreaking research of the last four decades. - ;This book presents J--oslash--;rgen Rischel's most important... more...

  • The Sound Structure of Englishby Chris McCully

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Clear introduction to English phonetics and phonology, tailored to suit the needs of individual, one-term course modules. more...

  • Musik und Sprachprosodieby Simone Falk

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This study is the first to examine the prosodic structure of everyday sung language and its relevance for language acquisition. Using extensive authentic recordings in German, Russian and French, the author demonstrates how language and music interact with each other and how singing promotes small children?s acquisition of language. The book provides... more...

  • Onsetsby Nina Topintzi

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Presents a new theory of onsets, arguing for their fundamental role in the structure of language. more...

  • The English Writing Systemby Vivian Cook

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2004; US$ 45.00

    Combining an academic perspective from linguistics and psychology with insights into everyday spelling mistakes, The English Writing System will interest students and teachers of linguistics, literature, the English language, psychology and education. more...