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Phonetics & Phonics

  • Phonotaktisches Wissenby Johanna Steinberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The mental organization of phonotactic knowledge and its role in language comprehension has not been adequately explained to date. Drawing on experimental physiological methods, the author offers evidence for the cognitive reality of phonotactic restrictions, thereby contributing to our understanding of how speech is processed. The book?s interdisciplinary... more...

  • 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...

  • Experimental Phoneticsby Katrina Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Word Stressby Harry van der Hulst

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    A team of world-renowned phonologists present new perspectives on word stress, exploring stress as a phenomenon, data selection, and analysis. more...

  • The Sounds of Languageby Henry Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Phonetics is the scientific study of sounds used in language- how the sounds are produced, how they are transferred from the speaker to the hearer and how they are heard and perceived. The Sounds of Language provides an accessible, general introduction to phonetics with a special emphasis on English. Focusing on the phonetics of English, the first... more...

  • Understanding Phonology, 2Edby Carlos Gussenhoven; Haike Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    The study of phonology is central to courses on language and linguistics. As one of the first volumes in the Understanding Language series, Understanding Phonology has proved to be a popular choice for students both in the UK and overseas. In this new edition the authors have revised and updated the text in the light of recent research and also... more...

  • A Figure of Speechby William J. Hardcastle; Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation of the breadth of Laver's interests. While the book... more...

  • The Beginning Translator?s Workbookby Michele H. Jones

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 36.99

    This workbook combines methodology and practice for beginning translators with a solid proficiency in French. The revised edition clarifies some of the finer points of the translation techniques introduced in the first edition, provides extra practice exercises, and offers information on a website that can be used in class. 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...

  • Gimson's Pronunciation of Englishby Alan Cruttenden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    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...