Paul Skandera, Peter Burleigh

A Manual of English Phonetics and Phonology

Twelve Lessons with an Integrated Course in Phonetic Transcription
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This is a fully integrated course book aimed at universi-ty students of English in the German-speaking region. It presents a staged and clearly developed introducti on to the theory of pronunciati on combined with a wealth of transcripti on exercises and an accompanying CD. The book requires no prior knowledge of linguisti cs. From the outset, it explains key concepts in easy-to-understand language, highlights key terms in the text for easy re-view, and gives translati ons of many of the terms into German. Additi onally, a glossary provides students with a handy quick reference. The transcripti on exercises gui-de students from exploratory tasks to basic transcripti on to the more demanding transcripti on of natural dialogue, and all exercises are supplied with annotated soluti ons. The book is carefully divided into lessons and exercises which can be managed in 12 two-hour classes, leaving enough ti me for review and examinati on in a university term of 14 weeks or more.

"a well structured and easy-to-follow introducti on to the basics of the theory of pronunciati on, accompanied by a carefully designed set of practi cal exercises and a step-by-step transcripti on course”
(Snezhina Dimitrova, Linguist List)


Inhalt:
Lesson One: THE PRELIMINARIES
Lesson two: THE DESCRIPTION OF SPEECH SOUNDS
Lesson three: CONSONANTS
Lesson four: VOWELs
Lesson five: ALLOPHONIC VARIATION
Lesson six: CONNECTED SPEECH
Lesson seven: THE SYLLABLE
Lesson eight: STRONG AND WEAK FORMS
Lesson nine: CONNECTED SPEECH, CONTD.
Lesson ten: ALLOPHONIC VARIATION, CONTD.
Lesson eleven: MORE ALLOPHONES
Lesson twelve: INTONATION

Autoreninformation:
Peter Burleigh, MSt, is Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at Basel University.
Dr. Paul Skandera is Professor of English at Management Center Innsbruck.
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ISBN 978-3-8233-6996-7
EAN 9783823369967
Seiten 179
Format kartoniert
Ausgabename 16996
Verlag Gunter Narr Verlag
Autor Paul Skandera, Peter Burleigh
Erscheinungsdatum 18.01.2016 00:00:01
Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage
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