Phonetics in English Language Teaching
Phonetics of English in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel Jones, Selected Works: Volume V
Daniel Jones, Selected Works: Volume VI
Daniel Jones, Selected Works: Volume VII
December 23, 2015
After a period during which pronunciation teaching has been somewhat out of favour in English Language Teaching (ELT), interest has revived in recent years. It is important, therefore, that sources are made available for applied linguists better to understand past approaches to pronunciation...
Beverley S. Collins, Inger Mees, Paul Carley
July 31, 2013
Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse By the end of the nineteenth century, phonetics was increasingly recognized as a valid scientific discipline. While early experimental and instrumental research in speech science was concentrated in Germany, France, and the USA, in Britain—thanks to the...
Beverly Collins, Inger Mees
November 01, 2006
Work on speech sound and the sound systems of languages can be traced back in the British Isles at least as far as the sixteenth century. It was, however, only in the nineteenth century that the word ‘phonetics’ was actually coined, and it was also at this time that a wider interest in the subject...
Richard C. Smith
January 28, 2005
Following the Second World War, the British Council, along with British publishers and universities, began to take a serious interest in English as a foreign language teaching ('ELT') and the UK soon gained a dominant role in the development and export of teaching approaches and materials.This set...
Richard C. Smith
December 18, 2003
This collection focuses on the work of the major pioneers working in the 1920s and 1930s whose research and writings laid the methodological foundations for post-World War II British approaches to English as a foreign language teaching (ELT). These early pioneers included Harold E. Palmer (in Japan...
Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees
November 28, 2002
Daniel Jones (1881-1967) played a significant role in the emergence of phonetics as a fully developed academic discipline in the first half of the twentieth century. His views on the subject not only provided the foundations for the British tradition but also had a considerable, and often...