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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • 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...

  • Teaching and Researching English Accents in Native and Non-native Speakersby Ewa Waniek-Klimczak; Linda R. Shockey

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 126.87

    This volume approaches second language phonology via the English sound system as used by native and non-native speakers. Readers will find a unique combination of psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and pedagogical approaches. 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 as an Academic Lingua Francaby Beyza Björkman

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.82

    Open publication As a result of globalization, higher education institutions throughout the world are adopting English for parts of their education. Higher education is becoming increasingly international and thus linguistically diverse, for educational, idealistic and financial reasons. This book presents a much-needed... more...

  • English Phonetics and Phonologyby Philip Carr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 30.00 US$ 27.50

    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,... more...

  • Gimson's Pronunciation of Englishby Alan Cruttenden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    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...

  • Scrambling ohne Informationsstruktur?by Volker Struckmeier

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.25

    Analyses of word order in German often consider information structure as the most important syntactic factor. As this book demonstrates, however, prosodic, sentence-semantic, and core syntactic factors are better suited for describing the forms and functions of the middle field of the German sentence. Therefore, contrary to a long-held... 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...