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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Albert Jack
 
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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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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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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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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Research & Education Association
 
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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Indo-European Accent & Ablaut
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Gotz Keydana; Paul Widmer; Thomas...
 
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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Vowels and Consonants
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Peter Ladefoged; Sandra Ferrari Disner
 
This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition and now includes an accompanying website. While maintaining Peter Ladefoged's expert writing and knowledge of...
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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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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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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of...
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P. H. Matthews
 
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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English Phonetics and Phonology...
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This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology.
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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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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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A Historical Phonology of English
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Donka Minkova
 
Phonological evolution is a major component of the overall history of the language; the subject matter is both significant on its own terms and relevant in curricular terms. This book...
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Localism Versus Globalism in...
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David Embick
 
An argument that patterns of allomorphy reveal that morphology and phonology behave in a way that provides evidence for a Localist theory of grammar.
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