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 conceal center parts of language examine and are one-stop assets for students.

Assuming no past wisdom, books within the sequence supply an obtainable evaluation of the topic, with actions, examine questions, pattern analyses, commentaries and key readings―all within the comparable quantity. The cutting edge and versatile ‘two-dimensional’ constitution is outfitted round 4 sections―introduction, improvement, exploration and extension―which provide self-contained levels for learn. every one subject is usually learn throughout those sections, permitting the reader to construct steadily at the wisdom received.

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

  • presents the necessities of the topic and their daily functions in an attractive and available demeanour
  • covers the entire center thoughts of speech technological know-how, resembling the phoneme, syllable constitution, creation of speech, vowel and consonant probabilities, glottal settings, tension, 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 actual audio system of 25 accessory types from Britain, eire, america, 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 workouts, many followed by means of audio material
  • is followed through a new significant other site that includes extra counsel, audio records, keys to actions within the publication, additional workouts and actions, and extra perform in phonemic transcription

New positive factors of this version contain an extra examining on educating pronunciation, phonetic descriptions of 3 extra languages (Japanese, Polish and Italian), extended fabric on spelling/sound relationships, additional info on buying the pronunciation of a overseas language, extra feedback for additional examining and masses 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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