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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
This book examines the development of English prosody and the role of intonation in the construction of meaning. It offers a problem-solving approach to prosodic difficulties in ELT and contains examples using freeware acoustic analysis programs. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 159.00
This volume presents the most recent developments in linguistics, specifically in the fields of language, discourse and translation studies. Distinguished linguistic subdisciplines covered include phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, historical linguistics, and more. more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 119.00
` ...One of the strengths of this book is its basis in extensive and in-depth educational practice... In this book one finds many promising practices clearly described. The Editors are to be congratulated for undertaking a difficult but valuable task in what continues to be a controversial field... ' Peter D. Pumfrey in The Psychology... more...
Speech Prosody in Speech Synthesis: Modeling and generation of prosody for high quality and flexible speech synthesisSpringer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00
The volume addresses issues concerning prosody generation in speech synthesis, including prosody modeling, how we can convey para- and non-linguistic information in speech synthesis, and prosody control in speech synthesis (including prosody conversions). A high level of quality has already been achieved in speech synthesis by using selection-based... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
This book addresses various aspects of vowel inherent spectral change (VISC), including reviews of theoretical and experimental studies of the perceptually relevant aspects of VISC, historical changes related VISC, and the use of VISC in forensic phonetics. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95
"Bas Aarts and April McMahon have assembled a star-studded cast of linguistic experts who have produced a state-of-the art compendium on all the major aspects of the modern English Language." – Peter Trudgill, University of Fribourg "Both as editors and as authors, Professor Aarts and Professor McMahon have achieved something quite remarkable... more...
- Touchstone 1997; Not Available
Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively. Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Mortimer J. Adler gives the listener a short course in effective communication filled with the Adler wisdom and wit. Both instructive and practical, How to Speak, How to Listen will be invaluable to everyone:... more...