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The sound structure of English : an introduction

Author: C B McCully
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge introductions to the English language.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sound Structure of English provides a clear introduction to English phonetics and phonology. Tailored to suit the needs of individual, one-term course modules, it assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, and presents the basic facts in a straightforward manner, making it the ideal text for beginners. Students are guided step-by-step through the main concepts and techniques of phonetic and phonological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Phonetic transcriptions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C B McCully
ISBN: 9780521850360 9780521615495 0521850363 0521615496
OCLC Number: 237884127
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Consonants (1) : contrastiveness --
3. Consonants (2) : classification --
4. Consonants (3) : classification --
5. Syllables (1) : introduction --
6. Syllables (2) : constituents --
7. Syllables (3) : structure --
8. Vowels (1) : short vowels --
9. Vowels (2) : long vowels and diphthongs --
10. Vowels (3) : variation --
11. Problems, theories and representations --
Appendix : symbols used in transcription.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to the English language.
Responsibility: Chris McCully.
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