Introductory Phonology

Author: Bruce Hayes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444360132

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 9121

Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features, this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Provides an ideal first course book in phonology, written by a renowned phonologist Developed and tested in the classroom through years of experience and use Emphasizes analysis of phonological data, placing this in its scientific context, and explains the relevant methodology Guides students through the larger questions of what phonological patterns reveal about language Includes numerous course-friendly features, including multi-part exercises and annotated suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
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Introductory Phonology

Author: Bruce Hayes

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405184113

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 2989

Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features, this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Provides an ideal first course book in phonology, written by a renowned phonologist Developed and tested in the classroom through years of experience and use Emphasizes analysis of phonological data, placing this in its scientific context, and explains the relevant methodology Guides students through the larger questions of what phonological patterns reveal about language Includes numerous course-friendly features, including multi-part exercises and annotated suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
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Introductory Phonology

Author: Bruce Hayes

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405184120

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 7995

Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features, this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Provides an ideal first course book in phonology, written by a renowned phonologist Developed and tested in the classroom through years of experience and use Emphasizes analysis of phonological data, placing this in its scientific context, and explains the relevant methodology Guides students through the larger questions of what phonological patterns reveal about language Includes numerous course-friendly features, including multi-part exercises and annotated suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
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Introductory Phonetics and Phonology

A Workbook Approach

Author: Linda I. House

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1134995687

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 1061

Success in mastering any language requires knowledge in speaking, reading, and writing the language. The speaking component requires the understanding and use of correct pronunciation, emphasis, and syntactic patterns. The written component requires mastery of the alphabet, spelling, and the ability to write, print, or type the pattern. Very early in the learning process, speakers of the English language become keenly aware of the language's lack of sound to symbol correspondence. To help speech/language researchers, media personnel, individuals learning English as a second language, and others interested in correct pronunciation, the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) was devised. Extensively class tested, this book offers a practical understanding approach to phonetics and the IPA in a workbook format. It will be welcomed by professionals, students, and trainees in the fields of communication science, communication disorders, speech pathology, and linguistics.
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An Introductory Phonology of Hausa

With Exercise

Author: Mu'azu A. Z. Sani

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Hausa language

Page: 51

View: 596

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A Critical Introduction to Phonology

Of Sound, Mind, and Body

Author: Daniel Silverman

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826486608

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

View: 1401

Takes an interdisciplinary approach using anecdotes and examples drawn from popular culture to introduce key aspects of phonology.
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Introductory Phonetics and Phonology of English

Author: Iyabode Omolara Daniel

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443827460

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 130

View: 9378

Introductory Phonetics and Phonology of English attempts to provide a practical guide to the learner in all ramifications of theoretical and practical uses of the phonetics and phonology of the English language. Useful suggestions and tips are also given on how to overcome the terror of the sounds of English. An attempt is also made to give detailed information on the workings of the prosodic features of English. This is especially necessary, as they remain, largely, the most confounding aspect of the English language to the average Nigerian speaker of English. The distinctive phonological features of the English sounds are also painstakingly discussed to help make the identification and description of the sounds of English even more interesting and accessible. The discussion about the phonological tendencies of the sounds of the English language is meant to help the reader see the English sounds as functional entities that go beyond the theoretical descriptions of their articulatory processes in the classroom. This book thus serves as a useful introductory text. If the success of the first edition is anything to go by, it is obvious that many students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels have found the book a helpful guide into understanding and mastering the phonetics and phonology of English. Moreover, certificate class students at secondary school level have also found the many segmental and suprasegmental examples very practical and helpful to their mastery of English phonetics.
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Problem Book in Phonology

A Workbook for Introductory Courses in Linguistics and in Modern Phonology

Author: Morris Halle,George N. Clements

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262580595

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 196

View: 3571

This book provides hands-on experience with a major area of modern phonology, including phonetics; phonetic variation; natural classes of sounds; alternations; rule systems; and prosodic phonology.
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The Sounds of Language

An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

Author: Elizabeth C. Zsiga

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118340604

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

View: 1337

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.com/go/zsiga, including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to further resources such as sound files, video files, and useful websites Creates opportunities for students to practice data analysis and hypothesis testing Integrates data on sociolinguistic variation, first language acquisition, and second language learning Explores diverse topics ranging from the practical, such as how to make good digital recordings, make a palatogram, solve a phoneme/allophone problem, or read a spectrogram; to the theoretical, including the role of markedness in linguistic theory, the necessity of abstraction, features and formal notation, issues in speech perception as distinct from hearing, and modelling sociolinguistic and other variations Organized specifically to fit the needs of undergraduate students of phonetics and phonology, and is structured in a way which enables instructors to use the text both for a single semester phonetics and phonology course or for a two-course sequence
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A Critical Introduction to Phonetics

Author: Ken Lodge

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826488730

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 244

View: 6079

A new stance on the presentation of basic phonetic skills for students of linguistics, using examples drawn from a wide-range of languages.
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Introducing Phonology

Author: David Odden

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107512336

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 1718

Designed for students with only a basic knowledge of linguistics, this leading textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology, the study of sound patterns in language. It teaches in a step-by-step fashion the logical techniques of phonological analysis and the fundamental theories that underpin it. This thoroughly revised and updated edition teaches students how to analyze phonological data, how to think critically about data, how to formulate rules and hypotheses, and how to test them. New to this edition: • Improved examples, over 60 exercises and 14 new problem sets from a wide variety of languages encourage students to practise their own analysis of phonological processes and patterns • A new and updated reference list of phonetic symbols and an updated transcription system, making data more accessible to students • Additional online material includes pedagogical suggestions and password-protected answer keys for instructors
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Introducing Phonetics and Phonology

Author: Mike Davenport,S.J. Hannahs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444128418

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

View: 6458

This book examines some of the ways in which linguists can express what native speakers know about the sound system of their language. Intended for the absolute beginner, it requires no previous background in linguistics, phonetics or phonology. Starting with a grounding in phonetics and phonological theory, the book provides a base from which more advanced treatments may be approached. It begins with an examination of the foundations of articulatory and acoustic phonetics, moves on to the basic principles of phonology, and ends with an outline of some further issues within contemporary phonology. Varieties of English, particularly Received Pronunciation and General American, form the focus of consideration, but aspects of the phonetics and phonology of other languages are discussed as well. This new edition includes more discussion of Optimality Theory and a new glossary of terms. It has been updated throughout to take account of the latest developments in phonological theory, but without sacrificing the book's ease of use for beginners.
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Phonetics

Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception

Author: Henning Reetz,Allard Jongman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444358545

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 6297

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. An accessible but in-depth introductory textbook on the basic concepts of phonetics Covers all four areas of phonetics: transcription, production, acoustics, and perception Offers uniquely thorough coverage of related relevant areas, including vocal fold vibration and the working of the ear, creating an engagingly flexible work for instructors Includes chapter-by-chapter exercises, enabling students to put their knowledge into practice Written in a clear and concise style by two of the field’s leading scholars
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A Practical Introduction to Phonetics

Author: John Cunnison Catford

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199246359

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 229

View: 5609

'Review from previous edition 'an introduction to general phonetics that integrates the articulatory and the acoustic aspects of the subject in a way that few other introductory works do; that gives a comprehensive view of the whole subject' -Kritikon LitterarumThis book is an introduction to practical phonetics, that is, to the description and classification of the sounds of speech. The book's unique approach leads readers to explore the entire range of human sounds by a series of introspective experiments carried out in their own vocal tracts. This highly practical exploration of the subject is informed throughout by recent research, particularly in the aerodynamics and acoustics of speech. The second edition, now part of the Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics series, has been updated throughout, and is now consistent with the revised International Phonetic Alphabet (1996).
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An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

Author: John Clark,Collin Yallop,Janet Fletcher

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405130830

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 504

View: 1694

This fully revised third edition integrates updated references, new findings, and modern theories, to present readers with the most thorough and complete introduction to phonetics and phonology. Exceptionally thorough, including detailed attention to articulatory and acoustic phonetics as well as to the foundations of phonological analysis Features a number of valuable changes, incorporating new material on the latest findings in speech production studies; greater coverage of prosody, including a major section on autosegmental metrical models; expanded coverage of phonology, including Optimality Theory; and sections on L1 and L2 acquisition, and sociolectal variation Integrates new findings, theories references throughout, offering students the most thorough and complete knowledge of the subject to date Includes 125 figures throughout
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Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

Author: Keith Johnson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444343084

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 3825

Fully revised and expanded, the third edition of Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics maintains a balance of accessibility and scholarly rigor to provide students with a complete introduction to the physics of speech. Newly updated to reflect the latest advances in the field Features a balanced and student-friendly approach to speech, with engaging side-bars on related topics Includes suggested readings and exercises designed to review and expand upon the material in each chapter, complete with selected answers Presents a new chapter on speech perception that addresses theoretical issues as well as practical concerns
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Phonology

A Coursebook

Author: Robert Kennedy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316571572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 6768

This practical and accessibly written textbook provides a thoughtfully ordered introduction to a wide range of phonological phenomena. It contains many exercises combining classic datasets with newly compiled problems. These help the student learn to discover sound patterns nested in complex linguistic data, beginning with concrete introductory examples and stepping through a series of progressively more complex phonological phenomena. It covers alternation, vowel harmony, phonemic analysis, natural classes and distinctive features, abstractness and opacity, syllable structure, tone, stress, prosodic morphology, feature geometry, and optimality theory. It is essential reading for students of linguistics around the world.
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English Phonology

An Introduction

Author: Heinz J. Giegerich

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521336031

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 333

View: 6870

This is an introduction to the phonology of present-day English. It deals principally with three varieties of English: "General American," Southern British "Received Pronunciation" and "Scottish Standard English." It offers a systematic and detailed discussion of the features shared by these major accents, and explains some major differences. Other varieties of English--Australian and New Zealand English, South African English and Hiberno-English--are also discussed briefly. Without focusing on current phonological theory and its evolution, the author demonstrates the importance of "theory," in whatever shape or form, in phonological argumentation. This textbook will be welcomed by all students of English language and linguistics.
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Phonology in Generative Grammar

Author: Michael J. Kenstowicz

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 9781557864253

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 704

View: 6311

This is the most comprehensive and current introduction to phonological theory and analysis. Presupposing only minimal background in linguistics, the book introduces the basic concepts and principles of phonological analysis and then systematically develops the major innovations in the generative model since Chomsky and Halle's Sound Patterns of English (1968) with emphasis on the past ten years. Careful study of the text will enable the student to read the current scholarly literature with critical understanding and some perspective. Some unique features of the book include a set of exercises reinforcing the basic concepts and principles, illustrations from a variety of languages based on published and unpublished materials, a survey of all the major lines of research in phonological theory, and an extensive bibliography. Phonology in Generative Grammar is supported by an instructor's manual.
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