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Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology

by Ulrike Gut (Author)
Textbook VI, 224 Pages

Summary

This comprehensive textbook provides a practical introduction to English phonetics and phonology. Assuming no prior background, the author outlines all of the core concepts and methods of phonetics and phonology and presents the basic facts in a clear and straightforward manner. In sections marked as advanced reading it is shown how these concepts and methods are applied in language acquisition and language teaching. The textbook contains exercises, an index, suggestions for further reading and many audio examples on the accompanying CD-ROM. An essential text for students embarking on the study of English sounds at B.A. level and beyond.

Details

Pages
VI, 224
ISBN (PDF)
9783653043907
ISBN (Softcover)
9783631566152
Language
English
Publication date
2014 (February)
Tags
Phonologie language acquisition language teaching Practical introduction Phonetik
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2009. VI, 224 pp., num. fig. and tables, incl. CD

Biographical notes

Ulrike Gut (Author)

The Author: Ulrike Gut holds the Chair of Applied English Linguistics at the University of Augsburg (Germany). She obtained degrees in English, psychology and linguistics from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and the University of Cambridge (England), her doctoral degree from the University of Mannheim and her postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) from the University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany). Her main research interests are phonetics, varieties of English and second language acquisition.

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Title: Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology