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Most popular Phonetics, phonology books

The most popular Phonetics, phonology books currently available. Updated weekly.
Audio CD Package for Fundamentals of Phonetics: A Practical Guide for Students
Get Rid of Your Accent: The English Pronunciation and Speech Training Manual
English Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction
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.
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.
Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek
This is a new, enlarged edition of Professor Allen's successful book on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. The presentation of the question of stress has been revised; the chapter on quantity has been recast and an appendix has been added on the names of the letters of the Greek alphabet.
Understanding Morphology
Now fully revised in line with the latest research, each chapter includes a summary, suggestions for further reading, and exercises. As such this is the ideal book for both beginning students of linguistics, or anyone in a related discipline looking for a first introduction to morphology.
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.
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.
Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students
Phonology: A Coursebook
This accessible textbook provides a comprehensive overview of phonology, and is essential reading for students of linguistics. It contains many exercises that describe how to discover sound patterns in complex linguistic data, beginning with concrete introductory examples and progressing through a series of more complex phonological phenomena.
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.
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.
Language of Humor: An Introduction
This book explores how humor can be explained, in order to aid communication. Accessible to a wide readership of not only students and teachers of language and linguistics, but also those in related disciplines to which the understanding and use of humor is relevant, such as literature, psychology, anthropology, and the performing arts.
Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions
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.
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.
English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice
English Language: Description, Variation and Context
Phonology: A Formal Introduction
An introduction to generative phonology using tools of basic set theory, logic, and combinatorics.
Your Voice Speaks Volumes: It's Not What You Say, But How You Say It
Why do we speak the way we do, and what do our voices tell others about us? What is the truth behind the myths that surround how we speak? Jane Setter explores these and other fascinating questions in an accessible and engaging account that will appeal to anyone interested in how we use our voices in daily life.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Phonetics: A Coursebook
A problem-based introduction to phonetics, featuring over three hundred integrated exercises to help students discover and practice the subject interactively. It assumes no previous knowledge of phonetics; concepts are introduced gradually and frequent cross-referencing means that students will see how the subject fits together and how later concepts build on earlier ones.
You Say Potato: The Story of English Accents
An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, and what they say about us
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.
Dyslexia: Theories, Assessment and Support
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.
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.
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.
Phonetics is an essential part of linguistics, as it is through analysing spoken language that linguistic data is collected. This book leads the reader through the main areas of phonetics, including how speech sounds are made and how phoneticians classify them in certain ways, the International Phonetic Alphabet, and how sounds are transmitted from speaker to hearer.
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.
English Intonation PB and Audio CD: An Introduction
Intonation - the rise and fall of pitch in our voices - plays a crucial role in how we express meaning. This accessible introduction shows students how to recognize and reproduce intonation patterns in English, clearly explaining their meaning and use. Invaluable for both learners of English, and beginning students of linguistics.
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.
Clinical Phonetics: Pearson New International Edition
Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology
Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation
Sprechwissenschaft/Sprecherziehung: Ein Lehr- Und Uebungsbuch Unter Mitarbeit Von Philine Knorpp
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.
Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory
Sequential Voicing in Japanese: Papers from the NINJAL Rendaku Project
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.
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.
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.
Conceptualiser Les Classes de Mots: Pour Une Grammaire Utile Aux Eleves, Dans La Continuite Et La Coherence
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.