The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation

Okim Kang, Ron I. Thomson, John M Murphy

November 14, 2017 by Routledge
Reference - 600 Pages - 58 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138856882 - CAT# Y177454
Series: Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

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The Routledge Handbook of English Pronunciation provides a comprehensive survey of this field covering both theoretical and practical perspectives on pronunciation.

This Handbook examines:

  • linguistic and historical background of sound systems and theoretical issues linked to sound changes
  • pronunciation acquisition and factors related to speech production
  • pronunciation research and applications
  • the link between pronunciation and perception and other socio-cultural factors
  • pedagogical approaches in pronunciation instruction
  • pronunciation and its relation to World Englishes.

 

Summary

The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation provides a comprehensive survey of this field covering both theoretical and practical perspectives on pronunciation. In 35 chapters contributed by leading scholars from around the world, this Handbook examines:

  • linguistic and historical background of sound systems and theoretical issues linked to sound changes;
  • pronunciation acquisition and factors related to speech production;
  • pronunciation research and applications to second language pronunciation;
  • the link between pronunciation and other language skills including perception and other socio-cultural factors;
  • pronunciation and its relation to World Englishes.

The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in pronunciation.

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