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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • You Say Potatoby Ben Crystal; David Crystal

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 9.08

    Some people say scohn , while others say schown . He says bath , while she says bahth . You say potayto . I say potahto And- -wait a second, no one says potahto . No one's ever said potahto . Have they? From reconstructing Shakespeare's accent to the rise and fall of Received Pronunciation, actor Ben Crystal... more...

  • English Consonant Clustersby P. Sanderson; P. Sanderson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    English Consonant Clusters focuses on the phonetic transcription, stress, and tone of English consonants and consonant clusters. The topics discussed include the phonetic alphabets; intrusive consonant; teaching consonants; study of textbook practice; pursuit of the phoneme; individual consonant studies; weak consonants; and English consonant clusters.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Syllable in Optimality Theoryby Caroline Féry; Ruben van de Vijver

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 56.00

    This 2003 book covers the role of the syllable in Optimality Theory. more...

  • Toneby Moira Yip

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    This comprehensive textbook provides a clearly organized introduction to tone and tonal phonology. more...