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Most popular Phonetics, phonology books

The most popular Phonetics, phonology books currently available. Updated weekly.
Sounds of Language: An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. * Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www. wiley.
Get Rid of Your Accent: The English Pronunciation and Speech Training Manual
Second Language Speech: Theory and Practice
Drawing on research from applied linguistics, linguistics, psychology and the speech sciences, this textbook focuses particularly on second language speech - how individuals perceive and produce the sounds of their second language. Each chapter includes illustrative case studies, review questions, and a tutorial section with practical exercises.
Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
Sleight of Mouth: The Magic of Conversational Belief Change
Vox Latina: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Latin
This is a reissue of the second edition of a book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age. It has a section of supplementary notes which deal with subsequent developments in the subject. The author has also added an appendix on the names of the letters of the Latin alphabet.
Sprechwissenschaft/Sprecherziehung: Ein Lehr- Und Uebungsbuch Unter Mitarbeit Von Philine Knorpp
Vowels and Consonants
This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition and now includes an accompanying website. While maintaining Peter Ladefoged's expert writing and knowledge of sounds in language, Sandy Disner brings essential updates on topics such as speech technology.
Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students
English Language: Description, Variation and Context
Phonetics: A Practical Introduction
Prioritizing defining concepts in simple language, with examples and illustrations to open up phonetics to students of all backgrounds, this book provides comprehensive information on phonetics, the science of how speech is produced, acoustically-formed, analyzed by the peripheral auditory system, perceived and interpreted by the human brain.
Modern Scots: An Analytical Survey
This textbook overview of Modern Scots provides a description and analysis of the language covering lexical, phonological and structural patterns. It presents evidence for the diversity of the language through illustrations from newly collected fieldwork material.
Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions
English After RP: Standard British Pronunciation Today
This book concisely describes ways in which today's standard British English speech differs from the upper-class accent of the last century, Received Pronunciation, which many now find old-fashioned or even comic.
Course in Phonology
This textbook presupposes no knowledge of phonology or phonetics, and takes the learner step by step through the various stages and areas of the discipline. It reviews all the major advances in generative phonology since 1970, including the recent Optimality Theory.
Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception
Companion website, featuring additional resources such as sound files, can be found here: http://www. blackwellpublishing. com/phonetics/ Providing a comprehensive overview of the four primary areas of phonetics, Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception is an ideal guide to the complete study of speech and sound.
Speech Sounds
A guide to basic phonetic theory. It includes examples from a range of languages, and provides many exercises with solutions and cross references. This book helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician; investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds; and more.
Introductory Phonology
Introductory Phonology provides an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Developed and tested through years of experience and use, it emphasizes analysis of phonological data as well as the scientific context in which phonological analysis takes place.
English Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching
Covers key aspects of English phonology to help readers go on to teach pronunciation, diagnose problem areas and prioritize important skills. This book aims to provide a clear description of key aspects of English phonology in order to help teachers diagnose and prioritize problem areas in pronunciation.
You Say Potato: The Story of English Accents
An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, and what they say about us
Accent and Identity in Learner Varieties of English: A Study with German and French University Students in an English as a Lingua Franca Setting
This mixed-methods study investigates the link between accent and identity in an English as a lingua franca setting. A quantitative speech data analysis of eight phonetic features describes the German and French speakers' accents, while a qualitative analysis of introspective interview data exhibits how they differ in terms of identity.
Individual Differences in Speech Production and Perception
Inter-individual variation in speech is a topic of increasing interest in the humanities. It can yield important insights into biological, linguistic, cognitive, and social features of language. The big challenge is to find out which speaker- and listener-specific details are crucial. This book introduces such details from various perspectives.
Discovering Phonetics and Phonology
Written in a lively and engaging style, this brand new textbook provides students with a friendly yet authoritative introduction to the sounds of language. Divided into six thematic parts, it unpicks the relationship between sound and spelling before showing you how to describe and classify sounds.
Voice and the Actor
"Speaking is part of a whole: an expression of inner life. " Cicely Berry has based her work on the conviction that while all is present in nature our natural instincts have been crippled from birth by many processes----by the conditioning, in fact, of a warped society.
Practical Introduction to Phonetics
This title is an introduction to general phonetics which explores the entire range of human sounds, systematically covering all types of modification of speech, articulation, and prosodic features. The entire range of phonetic categories is introduced in 124 "experiments".
Clinical Phonetics: Pearson New International Edition
Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory
Einfuehrung in die Germanistische Linguistik
Die vorliegende Einfuehrung besteht aus 16 Einheiten, die alle so konzipiert sind, dass sie auch unabhaengig voneinander gelesen werden koennen. Jedes Kapitel fuehrt in einen bestimmten Bereich der Linguistik ein: in Semantik, Sprachgeschichte, Spracherwerb, mentales Lexikon, Pragmatik, Dialektologie, Phonetik, usw.
Intelligibility, Oral Communication, and the Teaching of Pronunciation
Ideal for language teachers and researchers who are interested in pronunciation teaching, and especially in the reasons why various pronunciation features should and should not be taught. Levis explains the importance of intelligibility in pronunciation teaching, and practically describes its importance for foreign and second language teaching.
Cambridge Handbook of Systemic Functional Linguistics
Aimed at researchers and advanced students working in systemic functional linguistics (SFL) and other functional and cognitive areas of linguistics, this field-defining handbook provides an important state-of-the-art survey of key issues in the study of SFL, covering an impressive range of theory and application.
Romaniae Pontes: Beitraege Zur Sprache in Der Gallo- Und Iberoromania
Der Band umfasst (sprach-)wissenschaftliche Beitrage der Romanistik aus den Bereichen Lexikologie und -graphie; Philologie; Semantik, Pragmatik und Grammatik; Etymologie und Entlehnungen sowie Sprache, Politik und Recht.
Introducing Phonology
Designed for students with only a basic knowledge of linguistics, this leading textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology. This thoroughly revised and updated edition teaches in a step-by-step fashion the logical techniques of phonological analysis and the fundamental theories that underpin it.
Intonation and Prosodic Structure
This book provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosodic structure from a phonological perspective. It explores topics such as individual tones and how they combine, how information structure affects intonation, and how languages differ in their tonal patterns. It will be of interest to advanced students and researchers in phonology.
Understanding Phonology
Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation
Oxford Handbook of Persian Linguistics
The proposed handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the field of Persian linguistics, discusses its development, and captures critical accounts of cutting edge research within its major subfields. It covers topics including the history and typology of Persian, phonology, syntax, lexicography, language contact, and psycholinguistics.
Phonetics, Phonology & Pronunciation for the Language Classroom
This lively, interactive book tackles an often intimidating subject with humour and enthusiasm, providing language teachers with the essential knowledge they need to teach pronunciation to speakers of other languages. Blending applied linguistics theory with practical experience of the classroom, this is an indispensable companion for teachers.
Sequential Voicing in Japanese: Papers from the NINJAL Rendaku Project
Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It
"Every teacher of young children as well as those who train them should read this book." --Wall Street Journal
Oxford Guide to Middle High German
The Oxford Guide to Middle High German is the most comprehensive self-contained treatment of Middle High German available in English. It covers the language, literature, history, and culture of German in the period from 1050 to 1350 and is designed for entry-level readers, advanced study, teaching, and reference.
Virtues and Vices of Speech
Giovanni Pontano, best known today as a Latin poet, also composed popular prose dialogues and essays. The De sermone, translated into English here for the first time as The Virtues and Vices of Speech, provides a moral anatomy of aspects of speech such as truthfulness, deception, flattery, gossip, bargaining, irony, wit, and ridicule.
Conceptualiser Les Classes de Mots: Pour Une Grammaire Utile Aux Eleves, Dans La Continuite Et La Coherence
English-Medium Instruction and Pronunciation: Exposure and Skills Development
Theory of Phonological Features
This book outlines a system of phonological features that is minimally sufficient to distinguish all consonants and vowels in the languages of the world. San Duanmu focuses on a straightforward procedure to interpret empirical data and reveals a surprisingly simple feature system whereby a two-way contrast for each feature proves sufficient.
Early Modern English
This book describes the English language between the years 1500 and 1700 - the different varieties of the language, the attitudes of its speakers towards it, its pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.
Handbook of the International Phonetic Association: A Guide to the Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet
This book is a comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet. It contains an introduction to phonetic description, 29 'Illustrations' of the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet to a range of languages, and appendices covering speech pathology, computer codings, etc. It is an essential reference work.
Introducing Phonetic Science
This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. Assuming no prior knowledge of the topic, it introduces students to the fundamental concepts in phonetic science, and equips them with the essential skills needed for recognizing, describing and transcribing a range of speech sounds.
Handbook of Diction for Singers: Italian, German, French
Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics
David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.