Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is the first textbook to clearly describe Australian English speech patterns. Now in its second edition, this ground-breaking work addresses speech production characteristics and provides detailed instruction in both phonetic and phonemic transcription of the dialect. Each chapter features practical exercises to allow readers to develop skills and test their knowledge as they progress through the text. These exercises are complemented by an extensive companion website, which contains valuable explanatory materials, audio examples and accompanying activities for students. A new assessment bank includes exercises of varying difficulty, allowing lecturers to build unique assessment tasks tailored to their students' needs. Drawing on their extensive experience as teachers and researchers in phonetics and phonology, Felicity Cox and new author Janet Fletcher have crafted a comprehensive resource that remains essential reading for students, teachers and practitioners of linguistics, speech pathology and language education.Read more
- This is the only text on phonetic and phonemic transcription that is specifically designed for the Australian market
- Contains activities and guided solutions throughout the text allowing students to put theory into practice
- Essential web materials support lecturers in their teaching and assessment of transcription
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: October 2017
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781316639269
- length: 280 pages
- dimensions: 247 x 175 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.52kg
- contains: 79 b/w illus. 12 tables
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Australian English speech production
2. Consonants and vowels
3. Syllables, word stress, sentence stress and intonation
4. Broad transcription of Australian English
5. Narrow transcription of Australian English
6. Evaluation of two broad transcription systems.
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