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- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.77
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This study focuses on the spoken language of Italian-speaking inhabitants of the Ruhr Area in Germany. It offers an objective and quantifiable presentation of the differences in the forms of speech in pronunciation and prosody. For the first time, it examines the language spoken by Italians in the Ruhr Area in terms of phonetic and prosodic variations... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Describing Spoken English provides a practical and descriptive introduction to the pronunciation of contemporary English. It presumes no prior knowledge of phonetics and phonology. Charles Kreidler describes the principal varieties of English in the world today. Whilst concentrating on the phonological elements they share, the author sets out specific... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book is concerned with the meaning and use of two kinds of declarative sentences: 1) It's raining? 2) It's raining. The difference between (1) and (2) is intonational: (1) has a final rise--indicated by the question mark--while (2) ends with a fall. Christine Gunlogson's central claim is that the meaning and use of both kinds of sentences must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book is the first detailed investigation and description of phonotactic sound patterns affecting Khoesan click consonant inventories. It also includes the first quantitative study of phonation types in Khoesan languages, and the first study of phonation types associated with pharyngeal consonants all around. Although bases of OCP constraints have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants, this collection is likely to become an important resource... more...