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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Collects over 500 of the funniest-sounding and delightful words in the English language, and traces them back to their often puzzling origins. While brushing up on your gibberish or gobbledygook...
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Fuaimeanna na Gaeilge
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Brian O Raghallaigh
 
A description of phonetics and phonology in the context of the Irish language with the sound system of Irish set out, phoneme by phoneme for the main dialects.
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The Sound Structure of English: An...
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Clear introduction to English phonetics and phonology, tailored to suit the needs of individual, one-term course modules.
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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Albert Jack
 
Did you know that an assassin is a hashish-eater and a yokel a country woodpecker? That Dr Mesmer mesmerised patients back to health or that Samuel Pepys enjoyed a good...
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An Introduction to English Phonetics
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An introduction to the study of phonetics, with examples from varieties of English.
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Phonics: The Easy Way: A Clear and...
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A guide to help you to teach your child to read using phonics, this book includes: guidelines on teaching children the alphabet; to recognise each letter, to call it by...
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French
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Including quizzes that test your understanding, this title features: the sounds of French; cognates; numbers; nouns and articles; adjectives; pronouns; verbs; adverbs; prepositions and conjunctions; basic idiomatic expressions; and a...
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Change, Chance and Optimality
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April McMahon
 
This book is about how languages change. It is also a critique of Optimality Theory - the dominant theory in contemporary phonology and increasingly influential throughout linguistics. The author sets...
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Indo-European Accent & Ablaut
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Ablaut, the grammatically conditioned vowel alternations found in e.g. English sing vs. sang vs. sung, is one of the most characteristic features of the Indo-European...
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Introducing Phonology
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David Odden
 
This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology, the study of sound patterns.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of...
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This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In over 3,250 entries it clearly defines terms relating to phonetics, grammar, semantics, languages...
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Agreement and Its Failures
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Omer Preminger
 
In this book, Omer Preminger investigates how the obligatory nature of predicate-argument agreement is enforced by the grammar. Preminger argues that an empirically...
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Agreement and its Failures
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English Phonetics and Phonology...
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Peter J. Roach
 
This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology.
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Cambridge English Pronouncing...
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New edition of the classic work by Daniel Jones includes up-to-date entries and new study pages.
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