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Towards a history of phonetics

Towards a history of phonetics

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Published by University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abercrombie, David.,
  • Phonetics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by R.E. Asher and Eugénie J.A. Henderson.
    ContributionsAbercrombie, David., Asher, R. E., Henderson, Eugénie J. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP221 .T68 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 317 p. ;
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3876775M
    ISBN 10085224374X
    LC Control Number81201477


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You can type in any word in either English (Roman alphabet) letters or phonemic script, and it will do its best to transcribe it for you. The term received pronunciation was introduced and described by phonetician Alexander Ellis in his book "Early English Pronunciation" ().

History of the Dialect "Received Pronunciation is only around years old," said linguist David : Richard Nordquist. This much improved revised edition of the book takes into account the needs of the student in the context of the present curricula followed in various universities and English language teaching institutes.

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General works 1. Ladefoged, Peter. Vowels and Consonants: An Introduction to the Sounds of Languages. Oxford: Blackwell. Paper. + CD-ROM. A Brief History of Phonetics at the University of Oxford Compiled1 by John Coleman The Middle Ages The medieval syllabus of grammar, logic, rhetoric etc.

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