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Phonetics & Phonics

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

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 76.00

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

  • 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... 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... more...

  • Intonationszeichen im Englischenby Jürgen Esser

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 133.00

    Intonationszeichen im Englischen 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...

  • English Phonetics and Phonologyby Philip Carr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.95

    Philip Carr is Professor of Linguistics at Montpellier University. He is the author of Linguistic Realities (1990), Phonology (1993), and A Glossary of Phonology (2008). He is editor of Phonological Knowledge: Conceptual and Empirical Issues (with N. Burton-Roberts and G. Docherty, 2000) and Headhood, Elements, Specification and Contrastivity... 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...

  • Phonological Awarenessby Gail T. Gillon

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 33.00

    "This book will become a classic for students, teachers, clinicians, and researchers interested in phonological awareness. Gillon writes in a crystal-clear fashion and provides thorough information on a breadth of topics critical to understanding theory, practice, and research in this area. One comes away with a solid sense of being ‘informed.' Ideal... more...

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

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 29.00

    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...