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English Phonetics and Phonology [electronic resource] : An Introduction

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405134545Publication details: Chicester : Wiley, 2012.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9781118347478
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: English Phonetics and Phonology : An IntroductionDDC classification:
  • 421
LOC classification:
  • PE1133 .C34 2012
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Contents:
English Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction; Contents; List of Sound Recordings; Prefaces to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgements; Figure 1 The organs of speech; Figure 2 The International Phonetic Alphabet; 1 English Phonetics: Consonants (i); 1.1 Airstream and Articulation; 1.2 Place of Articulation; 1.3 Manner of Articulation: Stops, Fricatives and Approximants; Exercises; 2 English Phonetics: Consonants (ii); 2.1 Central vs Lateral; 2.2 Taps and Trills; 2.3 Secondary Articulation; 2.4 Affricates; 2.5 Aspiration; 2.6 Nasal Stops; Exercises
11.2 Vowel Graphemes and Their Phonemic Values11.3 Consonant Graphemes and Their Phonemic Values; Exercises; 12 Variation in English Accents; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 Systemic vs Realizational Differences between Accents; 12.3 Perceptual and Articulatory Space; 12.4 Differences in the Lexical Distribution of Phonemes; Exercises; 13 An Outline of Some Accents of English; 13.1 Some British Accents; 13.2 Two American Accents; 13.3 Two Southern Hemisphere Accents; 13.4 An Overview of Some Common Phenomena Found in Accent Variation; Exercises; Suggested Further Reading; Index
3 English Phonetics: Vowels (i)3.1 The Primary Cardinal Vowels; 3.2 RP and GA Short Vowels; Exercises; 4 English Phonetics: Vowels (ii); 4.1 RP and GA Long Vowels; 4.2 RP and GA Diphthongs; Exercises; 5 The Phonemic Principle; 5.1 Introduction: Linguistic Knowledge; 5.2 Contrast vs Predictability: The Phoneme; 5.3 Phonemes, Allophones and Contexts; 5.4 Summing Up; Exercises; 6 English Phonemes; 6.1 English Consonant Phonemes; 6.2 The Phonological Form of Morphemes; 6.3 English Vowel Phonemes; Exercises; 7 English Syllable Structure; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Constituency in Syllable Structure
7.3 The Sonority Hierarchy, Maximal Onset and Syllable Weight7.4 Language-Specific Phonotactics; 7.5 Syllabic Consonants and Phonotactics; 7.6 Syllable-Based Generalizations; 7.7 Morphological Structure, Syllable Structure and Resyllabification; 7.8 Summing Up; Exercises; 8 Rhythm and Word Stress in English; 8.1 The Rhythm of English; 8.2 English Word Stress: Is It Entirely Random?; 8.3 English Word Stress: Some General Principles; 8.4 Word Stress Assignment in Morphologically Simple Words; 8.5 Word Stress Assignment and Morphological Structure; 8.6 Compound Words; 8.7 Summing Up; Exercises
9 Rhythm, Reversal and Reduction9.1 More on the Trochaic Metrical Foot; 9.2 Representing Metrical Structure; 9.3 Phonological Generalizations and Foot Structure; 9.4 The Rhythm of English Again: Stress Timing and Eurhythmy; Exercises; 10 English Intonation; 10.1 Tonic Syllables, Tones and Intonation Phrases; 10.2 Departures from the LLI Rule; 10.3 IPs and Syntactic Units; 10.4 Tonic Placement, IP Boundaries and Syntax; 10.5 Tones and Syntax; 10.6 Tonic Placement and Discourse Context; 10.7 Summing Up; Exercises; 11 Graphophonemics: Spelling-Pronunciation Relations; 11.1 Introduction
Summary: The second edition of the popular English Phonetics and Phonology textbook has been extensively updated and expanded to offer greater flexibility for teachers and increased support for non-native speakers studying the sound systems of English. An ideal introduction to the study of the sound systems of English, designed for those with no previous knowledge of the subject Second edition now rigorously updated and expanded to reflect feedback from existing students and to increase support for non-native speakers of English Benefits from a useful introduction to ar
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English Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction; Contents; List of Sound Recordings; Prefaces to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgements; Figure 1 The organs of speech; Figure 2 The International Phonetic Alphabet; 1 English Phonetics: Consonants (i); 1.1 Airstream and Articulation; 1.2 Place of Articulation; 1.3 Manner of Articulation: Stops, Fricatives and Approximants; Exercises; 2 English Phonetics: Consonants (ii); 2.1 Central vs Lateral; 2.2 Taps and Trills; 2.3 Secondary Articulation; 2.4 Affricates; 2.5 Aspiration; 2.6 Nasal Stops; Exercises

11.2 Vowel Graphemes and Their Phonemic Values11.3 Consonant Graphemes and Their Phonemic Values; Exercises; 12 Variation in English Accents; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 Systemic vs Realizational Differences between Accents; 12.3 Perceptual and Articulatory Space; 12.4 Differences in the Lexical Distribution of Phonemes; Exercises; 13 An Outline of Some Accents of English; 13.1 Some British Accents; 13.2 Two American Accents; 13.3 Two Southern Hemisphere Accents; 13.4 An Overview of Some Common Phenomena Found in Accent Variation; Exercises; Suggested Further Reading; Index

3 English Phonetics: Vowels (i)3.1 The Primary Cardinal Vowels; 3.2 RP and GA Short Vowels; Exercises; 4 English Phonetics: Vowels (ii); 4.1 RP and GA Long Vowels; 4.2 RP and GA Diphthongs; Exercises; 5 The Phonemic Principle; 5.1 Introduction: Linguistic Knowledge; 5.2 Contrast vs Predictability: The Phoneme; 5.3 Phonemes, Allophones and Contexts; 5.4 Summing Up; Exercises; 6 English Phonemes; 6.1 English Consonant Phonemes; 6.2 The Phonological Form of Morphemes; 6.3 English Vowel Phonemes; Exercises; 7 English Syllable Structure; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Constituency in Syllable Structure

7.3 The Sonority Hierarchy, Maximal Onset and Syllable Weight7.4 Language-Specific Phonotactics; 7.5 Syllabic Consonants and Phonotactics; 7.6 Syllable-Based Generalizations; 7.7 Morphological Structure, Syllable Structure and Resyllabification; 7.8 Summing Up; Exercises; 8 Rhythm and Word Stress in English; 8.1 The Rhythm of English; 8.2 English Word Stress: Is It Entirely Random?; 8.3 English Word Stress: Some General Principles; 8.4 Word Stress Assignment in Morphologically Simple Words; 8.5 Word Stress Assignment and Morphological Structure; 8.6 Compound Words; 8.7 Summing Up; Exercises

9 Rhythm, Reversal and Reduction9.1 More on the Trochaic Metrical Foot; 9.2 Representing Metrical Structure; 9.3 Phonological Generalizations and Foot Structure; 9.4 The Rhythm of English Again: Stress Timing and Eurhythmy; Exercises; 10 English Intonation; 10.1 Tonic Syllables, Tones and Intonation Phrases; 10.2 Departures from the LLI Rule; 10.3 IPs and Syntactic Units; 10.4 Tonic Placement, IP Boundaries and Syntax; 10.5 Tones and Syntax; 10.6 Tonic Placement and Discourse Context; 10.7 Summing Up; Exercises; 11 Graphophonemics: Spelling-Pronunciation Relations; 11.1 Introduction

The second edition of the popular English Phonetics and Phonology textbook has been extensively updated and expanded to offer greater flexibility for teachers and increased support for non-native speakers studying the sound systems of English. An ideal introduction to the study of the sound systems of English, designed for those with no previous knowledge of the subject Second edition now rigorously updated and expanded to reflect feedback from existing students and to increase support for non-native speakers of English Benefits from a useful introduction to ar