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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • 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...

  • Studies in General and English Phoneticsby Jack Windsor Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 300.00

    This collection of essays in honour of J.D. O'Connor, by an international list of contributors cover such subjects as rhythm, intonation, forensic linguistics, pronunciation, and sociological aspects of speech such as accents. more...

  • Describing Spoken Englishby Charles W. Kreidler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Providing a practical and descriptive introduction to the pronunciation of contemporary English, Describing Spoken English assumes no prior knowledge of phonetics and phonology. more...

  • True to Formby Christine Gunlogson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    This book is concerned with the meaning and use of two kinds of declarative sentences: 1) It's raining? 2) It's raining. The difference between (1) and (2) is intonational: (1) has a final rise--indicated by the question mark--while (2) ends with a fall. Christine Gunlogson's central claim is that the meaning and use of both kinds of sentences must... more...

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturalsby Amanda Miller-Ockhuizen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    This book is the first detailed investigation and description of phonotactic sound patterns affecting Khoesan click consonant inventories. It also includes the first quantitative study of phonation types in Khoesan languages, and the first study of phonation types associated with pharyngeal consonants all around. Although bases of OCP constraints have... more...

  • Lenition and Contrastby Naomi Gurevich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants, this collection is likely to become an important resource... more...

  • Speech Soundsby Patricia Ashby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Speech Sounds is an accessible and helpful guide to basic phonetic theory. It includes examples from a wide range of languages and provides dozens o exercises with solutions and full cross references. more...

  • Introducing Phonologyby David Odden

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00

    This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology, the study of sound patterns. more...

  • Optimality Theoryby Rene Kager

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 43.00

    First ever textbook on Optimality Theory, a major new area of linguistic theory. more...