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Phonetics & Phonics

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; 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 structures.... 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...

  • Generative and Non-Linear Phonologyby Durand Jacques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Generative phonology is a developing field of linguistics, and is producing both rival interpretations and models. This book provides a clear and accessible evaluation of the debate. It provides a detailed overview of the main models, revealing that they are often complimentary rather than contradictory, and how these can be interconnect and be used... more...

  • Frontiers of Phonologyby Jacques Durand; Francis Katamba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Frontiers of Phonology is a collection of essays that present a selective overview of trends in the linguistic analysis of sound structure. The essays are written by specialists from Europe, Canada and the USA and discuss issues from three broad areas of phonology: the nature and representation of phonological features; the role and structure of... more...

  • Sounds Interestingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Sounds Interesting explores a range of current and widely researched topics such as pronunciation, teaching, intonation, spelling, and accents. more...

  • Pronunciation for English as an International Languageby Ee-Ling Low

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for English as an International Language bridges the gap between phonetics, phonology and pronunciation and provides the reader with a research... more...

  • Phonotaktisches Wissenby Johanna Steinberg

    De Gruyter Mouton 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...

  • Corpus of Formal British English Speech, Aby 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...