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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Sound Symbolismby Leanne Hinton; Johanna Nichols; John J. Ohala

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 71.00

    A study of the relationship between the sound of an utterance and its meaning. more...

  • Der phonologisch-typologische Wandel des Deutschen von einer Silben- zu einer Wortspracheby Renata Szczepaniak

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The subject of this volume is the far-reaching phonological change which the German language has gone through during its history and which has led to a fundamental typological reorientation of the language. Whereas Old High German was clearly assigned to the typological pole of syllable languages, Modern German has developed into a pronouncedword language... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Irish Englishby Daniela Cesiri

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95

    This is the first book to carefully analyze the linguistic conventions associated with Irish English folklore. Other books have studied linguistics in this language variety by studying letters, and all have ignored the use of folklore in constructing language conventions. This is the first book to discuss how peasants played a role in the construction... more...

  • Phonological Variation in Frenchby Randall Gess; Chantal Lyche; Trudel Meisenburg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    This volume presents a selection of French varieties representing the great diversity of this language along geographical, social, and stylistic dimensions. Twelve illustrations from regions as far removed as Western Canada and Central Africa represent widely divergent social contexts of language use. Each chapter is based on original surveys conducted... more...

  • Prosody and Iconicityby Sylvie Hancil; Daniel Hirst

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 158.00

    The benefit of prosodic and additional spectral over exclusively cepstral feature information is investigated for the recognition of phonemes in eight different speaking styles reaching from informal to formal. As prosodic information is best analyzed on a supra-segmental level, the whole temporal context of a phoneme is exploited by application of... more...

  • Problems and Perspectivesby Wendy Ayres-Bennett; Janice Carruthers; Rosalind Temple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Problems and Perspectives- Studies in the Modern French Language looks at a number of interesting or problematic areas in the phonology, morphology, syntax and lexis of the French language and encourages the reader to think critically about different ways of approaching, describing and explaining these issues or data. The book is divided into two... more...

  • The Sounds of Languageby Henry Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Phonetics is the scientific study of sounds used in language- how the sounds are produced, how they are transferred from the speaker to the hearer and how they are heard and perceived. The Sounds of Language provides an accessible, general introduction to phonetics with a special emphasis on English. Focusing on the phonetics of English, the first... more...

  • English Phonetics and Phonologyby Philip Carr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95

    The second edition of the popular English Phonetics and Phonology textbook has been extensively updated and expanded to offer greater flexibility for teachers and increased support for non-native speakers studying the sound systems of English. An ideal introduction to the study of the sound systems of English, designed for those with no previous... more...

  • Phonetic Transcription in Theory and Practiceby Barry Heselwood

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    The first book-length scholarly monograph to address all of the important aspects of phonetic transcription. more...

  • Phonological Awarenessby Gail T. Gillon

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 32.00

    This unique resource provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge about phonological awareness, together with practical guidance for helping preschoolers to adolescents acquire needed skills. Up-to-date findings are synthesized on the development of phonological awareness; its role in literacy learning; and how it can be enhanced in students... more...