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The Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory by S. J. Hannahs The Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory

The Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory provides a comprehensive overview of the major contemporary approaches to phonology. Phonology is frequently defined as the systematic organisation of the sounds of human language. For some, this includes aspects of both the surface...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Introductory Phonetics and Phonology A Workbook Approach by Linda I. House Introductory Phonetics and Phonology A Workbook Approach


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu by Hanbo Yan The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu

This book conducts a thorough investigation of the variation in tone sandhi patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu using quantitative rating experiments.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Communicative Functions and Linguistic Forms in Speech Interaction: Volume 156 by Klaus J. Kohler Communicative Functions and Linguistic Forms in Speech Interaction: Volume 156

Prosody in English, German and Chinese is outlined as a principal component of linguistic form for communicative functions in speech interaction.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology by Patrick (Senior Lecturer, Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh) Honeybone The Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology
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This critical overview examines every aspect of the field including its history, key current research questions and methods, theoretical perspectives, and sociolinguistic factors. The authors represent leading proponents of every theoretical perspective. The book is a valuable resource for phonologists...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription by Felicity (Macquarie University, Sydney) Cox, Janet (University of Melbourne) Fletcher Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription
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Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is an essential resource, giving instruction in both phonetic and phonemic transcription.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Frontiers of Phonology Atoms, Structures and Derivations by Jacques Durand Frontiers of Phonology Atoms, Structures and Derivations

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Introductory Phonetics and Phonology A Workbook Approach by Linda I. House Introductory Phonetics and Phonology A Workbook Approach

Success in mastering any language requires knowledge in speaking, reading, and writing the language. The speaking component requires the understanding and use of correct pronunciation, emphasis, and syntactic patterns. The written component requires mastery of the alphabet, spelling, and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

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Speech Prosody: from Acoustics to Interpretation by Daniel Hirst Speech Prosody: from Acoustics to Interpretation

With broad coverage of the entire field, this volume combines linguistic and speech technology approaches and offers hands-on guidance alongside detailed descriptions of analytic techniques in speech prosody as well as software for automatic analysis.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

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Practical Orthography of African Languages Bound with Orthographe Pratique Des Langues Afrcaines Bound with the Distribution of the Semitic and Cushitic Languages of Africa Bound with Distribution of  by International African Institute Practical Orthography of African Languages Bound with Orthographe Pratique Des Langues Afrcaines Bound with the Distribution of the Semitic and Cushitic Languages of Africa Bound with Distribution of

The first edition of the Practical Orthography of African Languages was a best-seller and this and the following volume re-issues the second edition, in English and French. Originally published in 1930, it provided an invaluable solution to the porblem of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

A Critical Introduction to Phonology Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives by Daniel (San Jose State University, USA) Silverman A Critical Introduction to Phonology Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives
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Taking an interdisciplinary approach to phonological theory and analysis, A Critical Introduction to Phonology introduces the key aspects of the discipline. Departing from the mainstream tradition, Daniel Silverman argues that the nature of linguistic sound systems can only be understood...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

A Critical Introduction to Phonology Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives by Daniel (San Jose State University, USA) Silverman A Critical Introduction to Phonology Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives
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Taking an interdisciplinary approach to phonological theory and analysis, A Critical Introduction to Phonology introduces the key aspects of the discipline. Departing from the mainstream tradition, Daniel Silverman argues that the nature of linguistic sound systems can only be understood...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology Its Origin, Adaptation and Layers by Youyong Qian A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology Its Origin, Adaptation and Layers

The term Sino-Korean may refer to either the phonological system or vocabulary in Korean that is of Chinese origin. Along with the borrowing of Chinese characters, the Chinese readings of characters must also have been transmitted into Korean. A Study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice by Paul (University of Leicester, UK) Carley, Inger M. (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark) Mees, Beverley (formerly at  Collins English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice
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English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice provides a unique introduction to basic articulatory phonetics for students of English. Built around an extensive collection of practice materials, this book teaches the pronunciation of modern standard non-regional British English to intermediate and advanced...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice by Paul (University of Leicester, UK) Carley, Inger M. (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark) Mees, Beverley (formerly at  Collins English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice
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English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice provides a unique introduction to basic articulatory phonetics for students of English. Built around an extensive collection of practice materials, this book teaches the pronunciation of modern standard non-regional British English to intermediate and advanced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

A Corpus of Formal British English Speech The Lancaster/IBM Spoken English Corpus by Gerald Knowles A Corpus of Formal British English Speech The Lancaster/IBM Spoken English Corpus

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Generative and Non-Linear Phonology by Jacques Durand Generative and Non-Linear Phonology

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

The Sounds of Language An Introduction to Phonetics by Henry Rogers The Sounds of Language An Introduction to Phonetics

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

The Phonology of Chichewa by Laura J. (Professor of African Languages, University of Gothenburg) Downing, Al (Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Mal Mtenje The Phonology of Chichewa
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This book provides thorough descriptive and atheoretical coverage of the full range of phonological phenomena of Chichewa, a Malawian Bantu language. It covers topics such as vowel harmony, nasal place assimilation, postnasal laryngeal alternations, tonal phenomena, prosodic morphology, and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

The Attainment of an English Accent British and American Features in Advanced German Learners by Alexander Kautzsch The Attainment of an English Accent British and American Features in Advanced German Learners

This book investigates inconsistencies in the British and American accents of advanced German learners of English. It takes a variationist approach based on extra- and intra-linguistic factors as potential explanations for variability and contributes to understanding the status of L1...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

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