Sound Patterns of Spoken English

Sound Patterns of Spoken English

Author(s): Linda Shockey

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631230793

Online ISBN: 9780470758397

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758397

About this Book

Sound Patterns of Spoken English is a concise, to-the-point compendium of information about the casual pronunciation of everyday English as compared to formal citation forms.

  • Concise, to-the-point compendium of information about casual pronunciation of English as compared to citation forms.
  • Covers varieties of English language including General American and Standard Southern British.
  • Overlaps the boundaries of several areas of study including sociolinguistics, lexicography, rhetoric, and speech sciences.
  • Examines English pronunciation as found in everyday speech.
  • Accompanied by website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/shockey featuring examples from different accents.

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