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Introducing Phonetics and Phonology By Mike Davenport

Introducing Phonetics and Phonology
by Mike Davenport

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This introduction to fundamental concepts in phonetics and phonology assumes no previous knowledge. It discusses articulatory and acoustic phonetics, progressing to phonology. Links between the two subjects are highlighted throughout, and there are exercises and suggestions for further reading.
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Introducing Phonetics and Phonology by Mike Davenport

This text examines some of the ways 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, this 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 Pronuciation and General American, form the focus of consideration, but aspects of the phonetics and phonology of other languages are discussed as well.

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Introducing Phonetics and Phonology Reviews


'Davenport and Hannahs is an introduction to both areas...this makes it very suitable for a first year set book...If I had to recommend just one as an introductory coursebook, then I would choose Davenport and Hannahs'
Journal of Linguistics

Table of Contents


Introduction to articulatory phonetics
Consonants
Vowels
Acoustic phonetics
Features
Phonemic analysis
Phonological alternations, processes and rules
Phonological structure
Derivational analysis
Constraining the model.

Additional information

GOR003649398
Introducing Phonetics and Phonology by Mike Davenport
Mike Davenport
Used - Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-10-02
208
0340662174
9780340662175
N/A
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