Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students (Routledge English Language Introductions)

Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students (Routledge English Language Introductions)


Routledge English Language Introductions hide middle components of language research and are one-stop assets for students.

Assuming no previous wisdom, books within the sequence supply an available evaluate of the topic, with actions, research questions, pattern analyses, commentaries and key readings―all within the comparable quantity. The leading edge and versatile ‘two-dimensional’ constitution is outfitted round 4 sections―introduction, improvement, exploration and extension―which supply self-contained phases for examine. every one subject is also learn throughout those sections, allowing the reader to construct progressively at the wisdom received.

Revised and up to date all through, this 3rd variation of Practical Phonetics and Phonology:

  • presents the necessities of the topic and their daily purposes in an enticing and available demeanour
  • covers all of the center innovations of speech technological know-how, akin to the phoneme, syllable constitution, construction of speech, vowel and consonant percentages, glottal settings, rigidity, rhythm, intonation and the surprises of attached speech
  • incorporates vintage readings from key names within the self-discipline together with David Abercrombie, David Crystal, Dennis Fry, Daniel Jones, Peter Ladefoged, Peter Trudgill and John Wells
  • includes an audio CD containing a set of samples supplied by way of real audio system of 25 accessory types from Britain, eire, the us, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore and West Africa
  • gives outlines of the sound structures of six key languages from round the world
  • contains over 100 job routines, many observed via audio material
  • is observed by way of a new significant other site that includes extra counsel, audio documents, keys to actions within the e-book, extra workouts and actions, and extra perform in phonemic transcription

New gains of this version comprise an extra studying on educating pronunciation, phonetic descriptions of 3 extra languages (Japanese, Polish and Italian), extended fabric on spelling/sound relationships, additional information on buying the pronunciation of a international language, extra feedback for additional examining and lots more and plenty new illustrative fabric.

Written by means of authors who're skilled lecturers and researchers, this best-selling textbook will entice all scholars of English language and linguistics and people education for a certificates in TEFL.

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