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Sound Structure of English An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0521615496

ISBN-13: 9780521615495

Edition: 2009

Authors: Chris McCully

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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 analysis, aided by concise chapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, and a comprehensive glossary of all the terms introduced. Each chapter is accompanied by an engaging set of exercises and discussion questions, encouraging students to consolidate and develop their learning,…    
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 242
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Introduction
Consonants (1): contrastiveness
Consonants (2): classification
Consonants (3): distribution
Syllables (1): introduction
Syllables (2): constituents
Syllables (3): structure
Vowels (1): short vowels
Vowels (2): long vowels and diphthongs
Vowels (3): variation
Problems, theories and representations