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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Corpus of Formal British English Speechby Gerry Knowles; Lita Taylor; Briony Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 106.99

    This work provides 50,000 words of prosodically-transcribed text from a variety of sources. The introduction explains fully the transcription conventions, the structure of the corpus and its relationship to other computer corpora, and provides examples of different versions of texts. more...

  • Gimson's Pronunciation of Englishby Alan Cruttenden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson?s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line... 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...

  • Patterns of Spoken Englishby Gerald Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifier languages. It is shown that, although some structures are more commonly permitted than others, there is considerable cross-creole variation, especially with respect to word-final... more...

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturalsby Amanda Miller-Ockhuizen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    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 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...