Practical English Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students

Author:   Beverley Collins (formerly at University of Leiden, the Netherlands) ,  Inger M. Mees (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark) ,  Paul Carley
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   4th New edition
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9781138591509


Pages:   318
Publication Date:   13 May 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Beverley Collins (formerly at University of Leiden, the Netherlands) ,  Inger M. Mees (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark) ,  Paul Carley
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   4th New edition
Weight:   0.576kg
ISBN:  

9781138591509


ISBN 10:   1138591505
Pages:   318
Publication Date:   13 May 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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List of figures List of tables Audio recordings (on companion website) Prefaces and acknowledgements Phonetic symbols English phonemic transcription key A Introduction 1 English worldwide 2 Phoneme, allophone and syllable 3 Connected speech and phonemic transcription 4 How we produce speech 5 Consonant possibilities 6 English consonants 7 Vowel possibilities 8 English vowels 9 English spelling B Development 1 Phoneme and syllable revisited 2 Features of connected speech 3 Stress and rhythm 4 Speech melody 5 Pronunciation change 6 Teaching a foreign language 7 Learning a foreign language C Exploration 1 Accent variation: General American 2 Accents of the British Isles 1: England 3 Accents of the British Isles 2: Celtic-influenced varieties 4 World accent varieties 1: North America 5 World accent varieties 2: the Southern Hemisphere 6 World accent varieties 3: second-language varieties and creole-influenced speech D Extension 1 Attitudes to accents (Daniel Jones) 2 Preliminaries to teaching pronunciation (Peter Avery and Susan Ehrlich) 3 English accents and their implications for spelling reform (J. C. Wells) 4 Teaching the pronunciation of English (David Crystal) 5 Syllabification and allophony (J. C. Wells) Glossary Further reading References Index The International Phonetic Alphabet 307

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Beverley Collins (1938-2014) held lectureships in phonetics at the universities of Lancaster and Leiden, and was Visiting Professor at Ghent University. He was also a regular lecturer at the UCL Summer Course in English Phonetics. Inger M. Mees is Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Society and Communication at the Copenhagen Business School. She has also held posts at the universities of Leiden and Copenhagen. She is on the academic staff of the UCL Summer Course in English Phonetics. Paul Carley has held posts at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht and the universities of Bedfordshire and Leicester. He is a regular lecturer on the UCL Summer Course in English Phonetics.

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