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  1. The World of Words

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics....

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Words, Words Words!

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933 (this edition in 1939), this book sees Partridge introducing the reader to the eccentric lexicographers Wesley and Captain Grose. In an entertaining way, the book jovially explores and discusses various words and phrases such as "bloody", euphemisms, the Devil’s nicknames,...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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