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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Compound Stress in Englishby Gero Kunter

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    While it has long been noted that the first element of most, but not of all English nominal compounds is perceptually most prominent (e.g. TABLE cloth vs. paper CUP), a principled empirical investigation of the acoustics, perception, and the phonological distribution of these two prominence patterns has been missing. Using a corpus of spoken language,... more...

  • Linguistic Areasby Professor Yaron Matras; Professor April McMahon; Professor Nigel Vincent

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    The contributors to this collection address issues of definition and theory of linguistic areas, analyze the process of convergence, and introduce methods to assess the impact of language contact across geographical zones. New case studies are accompanied by discussions that revisit some of the more well-established linguistic areas. more...

  • Paläographie / Palaeographyby Salomo A. Birnbaum; Erika Timm; Eleazar Birnbaum; David Birnbaum

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    Salomo A. Birnbaum (1891?1989) is the uncontested pioneer in two large closely related research areas, namely historical Jewish linguistics and the palaeography of Hebrew and all Jewish successor languages. This collection of essays provides a cross-section through Birnbaum?s life?s work. Volume I contains articles on Jewish philology and a survey... more...

  • Making Sense of Phonics, Second Editionby Isabel L. Beck; Mark E. Beck

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 28.00

    This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities, many... more...

  • Mindful of Wordsby Kathy Ganske

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 36.00

    Providing a wealth of tools to enhance upper-level spelling and vocabulary instruction, this engaging book features more than 120 reproducible sorting activities and games. It offers specific suggestions for helping students build mastery of vowel patterns, syllable structure, syllable stress, consonant and vowel alternations, compound words, prefixes,... 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...

  • 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...

  • The History of English Spellingby Christopher Upward; George Davidson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day. Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info... more...

  • Experimental Phoneticsby Katrina Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Describing Spoken Englishby Charles W. Kreidler

    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...