• Language Arts & Disciplines

Introductory Phonology


Author: Bruce Hayes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444360132
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 336
View: 4697
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introductory Phonology


Author: Bruce Hayes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118315952
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 276
View: 5297
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introductory Phonology


Author: Bruce Hayes
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405184113
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 336
View: 2464
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

    • Education

Introductory Phonetics and Phonology

A Workbook Approach
Author: Linda I. House
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1134995687
Category: Education
Page: 312
View: 7002
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.

    • Hausa language

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: 8796

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

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: 946
Takes an interdisciplinary approach using anecdotes and examples drawn from popular culture to introduce key aspects of phonology.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introductory Phonetics and Phonology of English


Author: Iyabode Omolara Daniel
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443827460
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 130
View: 539
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.

    • Bibles

An Introduction to English Phonology


Author: April M. S. McMahon
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748612512
Category: Bibles
Page: 148
View: 2331
An Introduction to English Phonology introduces undergraduates to the basic tools and concepts necessary for the outline description of English phonological systems and processes. By working through the book and the various exercises included, students should come to understand the need for a dedicated system of description and transcription for speech sounds, and for a degree of phonological abstraction. They should learn to carry out elementary, broad phonetic transcription, and be able to establish contrastive vowel and consonant systems for their own varieties and to express simple generalisations reflecting the productive and predictable patterns of English sounds.* designed for a one-term or one-semester introductory course in English Language* suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English* emphasis on varieties of modern English around the world* an essentially theory-neutral approach, with the concepts central to the practice of phonology clearly explained

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

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: 1630
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. Working with problems is an essential part of courses that introduce students to modern phonology. 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. An introductory essay gives an overview of some of the principal results and assumptions of current phonological theory. The problems are taken from a wide variety of languages, and many are drawn from the authors' firsthand research. All have been used by the authors in their introductory courses, primarily at Harvard and MIT, and are meant to be used in conjunction with a textbook and/or other materials provided by the classroom instructor.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

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: 8813
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introducing Phonetics and Phonology


Author: Mike Davenport,S.J. Hannahs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444128418
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 280
View: 8666
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.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

A Critical Introduction to Phonetics


Author: Ken Lodge
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826488730
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 244
View: 1990
A new stance on the presentation of basic phonetic skills for students of linguistics, using examples drawn from a wide-range of languages.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introducing Phonology


Author: David Odden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107512336
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
View: 8105
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

A Practical Introduction to Phonetics


Author: John Cunnison Catford
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199246359
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 229
View: 9251
'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).

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

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: 7084
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Phonetics

Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception
Author: Henning Reetz,Allard Jongman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444358545
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 336
View: 6799
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

English Phonology

An Introduction
Author: Heinz J. Giegerich
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521336031
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 333
View: 2061
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.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics


Author: Keith Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444343084
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
View: 9875
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

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

From Concepts to Transcription
Author: Jacqueline Bauman-Waengler
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205402878
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 462
View: 6500
"Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology: From Concepts to Transcription "provides readers with a basic foundation in both phonetics and phonology. The book has two goals: the first is to connect phonetics and phonology into a conceptual unity and the second is to demonstrate the practical relevance of phonetics, phonology, and phonetic transcription for beginning students in communication disorders and related disciplines, such as linguistics or education. Written with an abundance of real-life examples, this first edition provides readers with a large base of information, from the basic definitions of phonetics and phonology to their practical, clinical applications when analyzing speech samples. The text's uniqueness lies in how it connects the various concepts with practical examples. This helps students to solidify what they are learning and understand its relevance to clinical practice. Highlights of this New Text... Unique to this text -- A chapter on Phonological development explains the development of speech in children using three theoretical models, one of which is a contemporary model emphasizing nonlinear phonologies. Aseparate set of DVDs are available containing both audio and video resources for practice in transcription. This DVD set can be purchased using ISBN: 0-205-40285-2. Receive a 10% discount on both the text and the DVD set by using this special package ISBN: 0-205-62715-3 Case studies at the beginning of each chapter highlight specific concepts of that particular chapter. The case study is then revisited throughout the chapter, demonstrating how the information could be applied in a real-life situation. Extensive learning aids are provided in the form of focus questions, concept exercises, further readings, key terms, critical thinking questions, and multiple choicequestions. A thorough discussion of dialect, whichincludes definitions and examples of regional dialects, ethnic dialects, and foreign dialects. A chapter in which the core information presented for phonetics and phonology is integrated into a series of case studies which apply this knowledge to the analysis of speech. Examples include the analysis of regional dialects, emerging phonology, and a child with disordered articulation. Phonetic transcription workbook is included as an additional study aid as Part II of the textbook. This workbook guides students through a systematic learning process beginning with the identification of sounds within words, to transcribing multisyllabic words and short phrases.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Phonology in English Language Teaching

An International Approach
Author: Martha C. Pennington
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317893174
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 300
View: 5055
Phonology in English Language Teaching is an introductory text, specifically directed at the needs of language teachers internationally. Combining an overview of English phonology with structured practical guidance, this text shows how phonology can be applied in the classroom. An introductory chapter provides the philosophical framework, followed by separate chapters on the phonology of consonants, vowels and prosody. As well as presenting core material on English phonology, the book explores the relationship of orthography to the English sound system from a historical and a present-day perspective. The final chapter focuses on lesson design and provides practical advice to teachers on diagnosing and responding to students' pronunciation difficulties. As central themes, the book examines English seen from the perspective of international usage and considers the relationship of phonology to communication and the broader language curriculum. Consistent with its practical and communicative orientation each chapter concludes with pedagogical exercises and ideas for classroom and community research projects.