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  • The Structure of Spoken Languageby Philippe Martin

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    An innovative and unified grammar of sentence intonation, applied to Romance languages (French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Romanian). more...

  • Accents of English: Volume 3by J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 52.00

    Accents of English is about the way English is pronounced by different people in different places. more...

  • Uptalkby Paul Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    In this first comprehensive analysis of 'uptalk', Paul Warren examines the phenomenon's historical origins, geographical spread and social influences. more...

  • Speech Rhythm in Varieties of Englishby Robert Fuchs

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 94.79

    This book addresses the question whether Educated Indian English is more syllable-timed than British English from two standpoints: production and perception. Many post-colonial varieties of English, which are mostly spoken as a second language in countries such as India, Nigeria and the Philippines, are thought to have a syllable-timed rhythm, whereas... more...

  • Expression and Literatureby Songiso Mvalo

    Mzuni Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    Tumbuka is the dominant language in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is, however, also spoken in large pockets of Kasungu District in the Central Region and also in the Eastern Province of Zambia, and in Lundazi District in particular. Tonga, spoken in Nkhatabay and Nkhotakota, is like a cousin to Tumbuka with a close resemblance in their phonetics.... more...

  • The Syllable and Stressby Rafael A. N˙˝ez-Cede˝o

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized Worldby Andrew Sewell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do these models consist of, and why? The focus on pronunciation... more...

  • Approaches to Metaphony in the Languages of Italyby Francesc Torres-Tamarit; Kathrin Linke; Marc van Oostendorp

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents current work on a topic in Romance linguistics that still informs linguistic theory to this day: metaphony in the languages of Italy. Papers discuss fundamental research topics such as phonological opacity in the light of chain shifts, post-tonic harmony and consonant transparency, the role of morphosyntax in the typology... more...

  • Sounds Fascinatingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Is that really how people say that? What a fascinating sound! more...

  • Les musiques du franšais parlÚby Albert Di Cristo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    La collection ╔tudes de linguistique franšaise (ELF), publiÚe avec l?appui scientifique de l?Institut de Linguistique Franšaise (ILF), est ouverte aux monographies scientifiques qui se donnent comme objet de recherche principal la langue franšaise, laquelle est entendue dans toute sa diversitÚ historique et variationnelle. Dans cette perspective,... more...