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Phonetics & Phonics

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized Worldby Andrew Sewell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do these models consist of, and why? The focus on pronunciation... more...

  • English Pronunciation for Speakers of Spanishby María de los Ángeles Gómez González; Teresa Sánchez Roura

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    This book covers the key concepts of English phonetics and phonology for Spanish-speaking learners of English. It combines theoretical issues and applications to practice, and also adopts a contrastive English-Spanish approach. Written by two experienced teachers and researchers, this book and its companion website will appeal to all Spanish-speaking... more...

  • Uptalkby Paul Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    In this first comprehensive analysis of 'uptalk', Paul Warren examines the phenomenon's historical origins, geographical spread and social influences. more...

  • Expression and Literatureby Songiso Mvalo

    Mzuni Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    Tumbuka is the dominant language in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is, however, also spoken in large pockets of Kasungu District in the Central Region and also in the Eastern Province of Zambia, and in Lundazi District in particular. Tonga, spoken in Nkhatabay and Nkhotakota, is like a cousin to Tumbuka with a close resemblance in their phonetics.... more...

  • The Structure of Spoken Languageby Philippe Martin

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    An innovative and unified grammar of sentence intonation, applied to Romance languages (French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Romanian). more...

  • The Phonetics?Phonology Interfaceby Joaquín Romero; María Riera

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    The Autosegmental-Metrical framework (AM) assumes that a distinction needs to be made between linguistic phonological information (categorical) and paralinguistic phonetic information (gradient) in intonation. However, empirical evidence supporting this assumption has proved to be elusive so far. In this study we analysed whether the theoretical distinction... more...

  • Principes de phonologie de Nikolaï Troubetzkoyby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Parus en allemand en 1939, les Principes de phonologie constituent le huitième volume des Travaux du Cercle linguistique de Prague, fondé en 1928 par Nikolaï Sergueïevitch Troubetzkoy (1890-1938) et Roman Jakobson, et décidé à conduire une recherche collective approfondie sur... more...

  • The Style and Timbre of English Speech and Literatureby Marklen E. Konurbaev

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    The book introduces the reader into the world of mental perception of literary contents. Based on the research in modern semantics, functional stylistics and cognitive phonetics, it explores the way linguistic elements of a literary work cause readers to form a single perception shape identified as a cultural, literary or social stereotype. more...

  • Investigating English Pronunciationby Jose A. Mompean; Jonás Fouz-González

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    This book updates the latest research in the field of 'English pronunciation', providing readers with a number of original contributions that represent trends in the field. Topics include sociophonetic or sound-symbolic aspects of pronunciation English pronunciation teaching and learning. more...

  • Sujetos pronominales en el español porteñoby Andrea Pe?kova

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The volume discusses the use of pronominal subjects in the Spanish of Buenos Aires, using an approach that is both theoretical and empirical. Based on spoken-language data, the author firstly analyzes the influence of language-internal factors on theexpression or omission of pronominal subjects, and secondly discusses the syntactic and... more...