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Transcribing the Sound of English A Phonetics Workbook for Words and Discourse

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ISBN-10: 0521166055

ISBN-13: 9780521166058

Edition: 2011

Authors: Paul Tench

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List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Paul Tench is a Research Associate at the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Words …
Why transcribe?
Vowels
The short vowels
The long vowels
Monophthongs ('pure' vowels)
Diphthongs
The weak vowels
Summary
Consonants
Plosives
Nasals
Fricatives
Affricates
Approximants
Summary
Syllabic consonants
Inflections
Word stress
Compound words
Allophones
Consonants
Aspiration
Glottal reinforcement
Voiced flapping
Devoicing
/r/
Fronting, backing and rounding
Summary of allophones for each consonant
Vowels
Nasalization
Clipping
Breaking
Smoothing
Diphthongization
Accents
Lexical sets
USA
London
West Country
Midlands
North of England
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland
Africa
India
A foreign accent
Phrases
Assimilation
Elision
Epenthesis
Liaison
… and Discourse
Rhythm
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Determiners
Titles
Pronouns
Auxiliary verbs
Modal verbs
Just, not, so, there
Syllable elision in lexical items and phrases
Transcription text 1 Goldilocks
Transcription text 2 Travelling to Italy
Transcription text 3 9/11
Intonation: tonality
Introduction
Symbols
Tonality
Tonality and grammatical contrasts
Intonation: tonicity
Neutral and marked tonicity
Broad and narrow focus
Final adjuncts
Intonation: tone
Tones
Statements and questions
Directives
Social interaction
Intonation: secondary tone
Secondary tones
Heads and pre-heads
Intonation: paratones
Paratones
Calling
Bibliography
Index