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  1. Pronunciation for English as an International Language

    From research to practice

    By Ee-Ling Low

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    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...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gimson's Pronunciation of English

    8th Edition

    By Alan Cruttenden

    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...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sociophonetics

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Malcah Yaeger-Dror

    Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology which is essential for sociolinguistic research. Balancing theory,...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Phonetics and Phonology

    3rd Edition

    By Mike Davenport, S.J. Hannahs

    This book examines some of the ways in which linguists can express what native speakers know about the sound system of their language. Intended for the absolute beginner, it requires no previous background in linguistics, phonetics or phonology. Starting with a grounding in phonetics and...

    Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Practical Phonetics and Phonology

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Beverley S. Collins, Inger M. Mees

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Practical Phonetics and Phonology: presents the essentials of the subject in a lively way whilst stressing the day-to-day applications of phonetics and phonology covers all the core concepts of speech science such as: the phoneme, syllable structure, production of speech, vowel and consonant...

    Published January 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Problems and Perspectives

    Studies in the Modern French Language

    By Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Janice Carruthers, Rosalind Temple

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    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...

    Published December 29th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Experimental Phonetics

    An Introduction

    By Katrina Hayward

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

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

    Published May 26th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Sounds of Language

    An Introduction to Phonetics

    By Henry Rogers

    Series: Learning about Language

    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...

    Published April 10th 2000 by Routledge

  9. A Corpus of Formal British English Speech

    The Lancaster/IBM Spoken English Corpus

    By Gerald Knowles, Lita (Research Assistant, Lancaster University) Taylor, Briony (Centre For Speech Technology Research, University Of Edinburgh) Williams

    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....

    Published August 14th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Frontiers of Phonology

    Atoms, Structures and Derivations

    By Jacques Durand, Francis Katamba

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    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...

    Published June 15th 1995 by Routledge