Phonetics Products

  • Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation

    Edited by Okim Kang, April Ginther

    Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation highlights the importance of pronunciation in the assessment of second language speaking proficiency. Leading researchers from around the world cover practical issues as well as theoretical principles, enabling the understanding and application of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

    The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English is the most up-to-date record of the pronunciation of British and American English. Based on research by a joint UK and US team of linguistics experts, this is a unique survey of how English is really spoken in the twenty-first century.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • The World of Words (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • Questions of Intonation

    By Gillian Brown, Karen L. Currie, Joanne Kenworthy

    First published in 1980, this book questions many of the assumptions that have accumulated around the subject of intonation as it occurs in spontaneous speech, as well as texts read aloud. The book suggests alternative ways of examining the subject and primarily uses data derived from Edinburgh…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Pronunciation for English as an International Language

    From research to practice

    By Ee-Ling Low

    Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for English as an International Language bridges the gap between phonetics, phonology and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Phonetics in English Language Teaching

    Edited by Paul Carley

    After a period during which pronunciation teaching has been somewhat out of favour in English Language Teaching (ELT), interest has revived in recent years. It is important, therefore, that sources are made available for applied linguists better to understand past approaches to pronunciation…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23
    Routledge
    Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

  • Words, Words Words!

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933 (this edition in 1939), this book sees Partridge introducing the reader to the eccentric lexicographers Wesley and Captain Grose. In an entertaining way, the book jovially explores and discusses various words and phrases such as "bloody", euphemisms, the Devil’s nicknames,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • Gimson's Pronunciation of English

    8th Edition

    By Alan Cruttenden

    Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-10
    Routledge

  • Die chinesische Sprache

    Fakten und Mythen. Übersetzt von Stephan Puhl (1941-1997)

    By John DeFrancis

    Buch, zuweilen humorvoll und geradezu spannend zu lesen, ist im sprachlichen Duktus bewusst offen gehalten fur alle moglichen Leser, Laien wie Experten. Zwanzig Jahre nach seiner Erstveroffentlichung wird es einen postmodern geschulten Linguisten zumindest wissenschaftsgeschichtlich interessieren.…

    Paperback – 2011-06-30
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica

  • Sociophonetics

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Malcah Yaeger-Dror

    Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology which is essential for sociolinguistic research. Balancing theory,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-27
    Routledge

  • Introducing Phonetics and Phonology

    3rd Edition

    By Mike Davenport, S.J. Hannahs

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

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