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Sounds of Spanish

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ISBN-10: 0521545382

ISBN-13: 9780521545389

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jos� Ignacio Hualde

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This accessible textbook provides a clear introduction to the sounds of Spanish, designed specifically for English-speaking students of the language. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, it explains from scratch the fundamentals of phonetics (the study of sounds) and phonology (the study of sound systems) and describes in detail the phonetic and phonological characteristics of Spanish as it is spoken in both Spain and Latin America. Topics covered include consonants, vowels, acoustics, stress, syllables, intonation, and aspects of variation within Spanish. Clear comparisons are made between the sounds of Spanish and those of English, and students are encouraged to put theory into…    
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Book details

List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 333
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Variation in Spanish pronunciation
Consonants and vowels
Acoustic characterization of the main classes of Spanish speech sounds
The syllable
Main phonological processes
Fricatives and affricates
Liquids (laterals and rhotics)
Main morphophonological alternations