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English phonetics and phonology : a practical course

Author: Peter Roach
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Program   Computer File : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Bridging the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks, this new edition takes into account recent developments in the teaching of phonology.

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Program, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Roach
ISBN: 9780521717403 052171740X 9780521888820 0521888824 9780521149211 0521149215
OCLC Number: 268793192
Description: xi, 231 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 2 CD-ROMs (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction --
The production of speech sounds --
Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs --
Voicing and consonants --
Phonemes and symbols --
Fricatives and affricates --
Nasals and other consonants --
The syllable --
Strong and weak syllables --
Stress in simple words --
Complex word stress --
Weak forms --
Problems in phonemic analysis --
Aspects of connected speech --
Intonation 1 --
Intonation 2 --
Intonation 3 --
Functions of intonation 1 --
Functions of intonation 2 --
Varieties of English pronunciation --
Recorded exercises --
Answers to written exercises.
Responsibility: Peter Roach.
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