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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
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...
- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.51
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. It offers an objective, quantifiable presentation of the differences in the forms of speech in pronunciation and prosody and examines the language spoken by Italians in the Ruhr Area in terms of phonetic and prosodic variations compared to Italian speakers... 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00
?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...
- 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 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...