Project MUSE - English Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction (review)Second Edition. Although this third edition has several additional features, many corrections and much revision, nevertheless the overall structure of the book remains the same. We saw no reason to make radical changes to what appears on the whole to have This book describes what is now termed General British. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside an explanation for the change from RP to GB. A further bonus to this important text is its extensive and attractive new companion Cambridge University Press
Review. "English Phonetics and Phonology. Practical course" by Peter Roach
Carr Philip. English Phonetics and Phonology. An Introduction
I to be more or less equally spaced, this puts pressure on such II1It I vening syllables to simplify in various ways. In this section: we II consider the following sorts of simplification: vowel reductlOn, IIII sonant assimilation, consonant lenition, and, finally, the elision pronunciation of consonants and vowels. By vowel reduction, we mean a reduction in the length of a v. Vowel reductlon I unstressed syllables is extremely common in English. The first syllable of that word, being unstressed, IS very IItl pronounced with a short , rather than the full diphthong and may even be pronounced simply with a schwa.
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By Philip Carr. It is designed specifically for students who have no previous knowledge of the subject and who, in all probability, will not pursue further studies in this area. The book closes with a list of suggested further readings and a subject index. The initial chapters deal with consonants, with voicing along with place and manner of articulation being presented in Ch. The next two chapters focus on vowels, specifically on those which are characteristic of Received Pronunciation and General American.