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  • 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...

  • Rhythm in Cognition and Grammarby Ralf Vogel; Ruben Vijver

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The book contains a collection of papers dealing with the question of how rhythm shapes language. Until now, there was no comprehensive theory that addressed these findings adequately. By bringing together researchers from many different fields, this book will make a first attempt to fill this gap. 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...

  • 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...

  • Studies in General and English Phoneticsby Jack Windsor Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 300.00

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in... more...

  • True to Formby Christine Gunlogson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • Speech Soundsby Patricia Ashby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Speech Sounds : * helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician * investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds * uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept * includes examples from a wide range of languages * provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references * can... more...