Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students, Volumen1

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Psychology Press, 2003 - 267 páginas
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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 possibilities, glottal settings, stress, rhythm, intonation and the surprises of connected speech
  • incorporates classic readings from key names in the discipline including David Abercrombie, David Crystal, Dennis Fry, Daniel Jones, Peter Ladefoged, and Steven Pinker
  • includes an audio CD containing a collection of samples provided by genuine speakers of twenty-three accent varieties from Britain, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore and West Africa.

New features of this edition include: new readings by Peter Trudgill and John Well; a section on English orthography; an appendix of websites dealing with phonetics and accents of English; revised and updated activities and examples. The accompanying CD now includes: British Estuary English and New York English.

The second edition of Practical Phonetics and Phonology will appeal to all students of English language and linguistics and those training for a certificate in TEFL.

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List of tracks on audio CD
xvi
Acknowledgements
xviii
List of phonetic symbols
xx
A Introduction 1
xx
English worldwide
xx
Phoneme and allophone 7
xx
The consonant system of English
13
Connected speech and phonemic transcription
15
Exploration
133
Accent variation General American
134
England
142
Celticinfluenced varieties
154
World accent varieties
162
past present future
174
Teaching and learning a foreign language
186
7
187

How we produce speech
25
1
30
Consonant possibilities
40
Secondary articulation
55
Vowel possibilities
57
B Development
67
Phoneme and syllable revisited
68
Different phoneme systems in different varieties of English
71
English consonants
77
2
87
English vowels
93
Features of connected speech
101
Stress and rhythm
109
Characteristics of stressed and unstressed syllables
111
6
115
Speech melody
117
Patterns of intonation
129
Survey of errors in a selection of languages
189
8
198
Extension
201
RP R I P ? David Abercrombie
202
Attitudes to accents Daniel Jones
206
Pronunciation worries David Crystal
210
World accent varieties
213
Phonetics applied to teaching the deaf Dennis Fry
214
Making computers talk Peter Ladefoged
217
Secrets of speech sounds Steven Pinker
223
Using phonetics in criminal investigations Maurice Varney
227
The rise of Upspeak Barbara Bradford
229
How children learn the meaning
235
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236
Further reading
252
Glossary
255
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