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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Uptalkby Paul Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    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$ 94.71

    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...

  • English Pronunciation for Speakers of Spanishby María de los Ángeles Gómez González; Teresa Sánchez Roura

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 43.49

    This book covers the key concepts of English phonetics and phonology for Spanish-speaking learners of English. It combines theoretical issues and applications to practice, and also adopts a contrastive English-Spanish approach. Written by two experienced teachers and researchers, this book and its companion website will appeal to all Spanish-speaking... 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...

  • Sounds Fascinatingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

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

  • Phonological Argumentationby Steve Parker

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 42.75

    This volume presents a series of original papers focusing on the theme of phonological argumentation, set within the framework of Optimality Theory. more...

  • Lenition and Fortitionby Joaquim Brandão de Carvalho; Tobias Scheer; Philippe Ségéral

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 174.14

    The book is a collection of articles which aims at providing an overall treatment of the question of Lenition/Fortition in its many aspects: historical, typological, synchronic, diachronic, empirical and theoretical. Various current approaches to phonology are represented. The first part of the book is intended to provide stable and, if possible,... more...

  • Acquiring Phonologyby Neil Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 31.00 US$ 25.42

    Using detailed analyses of cross-generational case studies, Smith explains the acquisition of language phonology by children. more...

  • Voicing in Dutchby Jeroen van de Weijer; Erik Jan van der Torre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    In Dutch, all morpheme-final obstruents are voiceless in word-final position. As a consequence, the distinction between obstruents that are voiced before vowel-initial suffixes and those that are always voiceless is neutralized. This study adds to the existing evidence that the neutralization is incomplete: neutralized, alternating plosives tend to... more...