Applied English Phonology P / Edition 1

Applied English Phonology P / Edition 1

by Mehmet Yavas
     
 

ISBN-10: 140510872X

ISBN-13: 9781405108720

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Applied English Phonology covers the fundamental aspects of the English sound system including basic phonetic elements, phonemics, allophonic rules of English consonants and vowels, phonotactics, and stress and intonation.
  • fulfills the need for a practical and accessible source of applied English phonology for students from Applied Linguistics, TESOL, and
  • Overview

    Applied English Phonology covers the fundamental aspects of the English sound system including basic phonetic elements, phonemics, allophonic rules of English consonants and vowels, phonotactics, and stress and intonation.

  • fulfills the need for a practical and accessible source of applied English phonology for students from Applied Linguistics, TESOL, and Speech Pathology programs
  • includes a chapter on the acoustics of English sounds that provides practitioners with invaluable insights into remediation
  • contains extensive exercises to aid the reader in understanding and assimilating the material more effectively
  • Answer Key available for instructors at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/yavas.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405108720
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    08/31/2005
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    256
    Product dimensions:
    9.61(w) x 6.69(h) x 0.54(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface.

    Note to the Instructor.

    1. Phonetics.

    1.1 Introduction.

    1.2 Phonetic transcription.

    1.3 Description and articulation of sounds of English.

    1.3.1 The vocal tract.

    1.3.2 Voicing.

    1.3.3 Places of articulation.

    1.3.4 Manners of articulation.

    1.3.5 Voice onset time.

    1.3.6 Vowels and diphthongs.

    1.4 Additional sounds.

    1.4.1 States of glottis.

    1.4.2 Places and manners of articulation.

    1.4.3 Consonants made with non-pulmonic air stream mechanism.

    1.4.4 Vowels.

    1.5 Cardinal vowels.

    1.6 Syllables and suprasegmentals.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    2. Phonology.

    2.1 Introduction.

    2.2 Complementary versus overlapping distribution.

    2.2.1 Overlapping distribution and contrast.

    2.2.2 Complementary distribution.

    2.3 Phonemic analysis: A mini demo.

    2.4 Free variation.

    2.5 Morphophonology.

    2.6 Practical uses of phonological analysis.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    3. English consonants.

    3.1 Stops.

    3.2 Fricatives.

    3.3 Affricates.

    3.4 Nasals.

    3.5 Approximants.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    4. English vowels.

    4.1 Introduction.

    4.2 Vowel set of American English.

    4.2.1 Phonetic properties of vowels.

    4.2.2 Tense ¡V lax.

    4.2.3 Nasalized vowels.

    4.2.4 Length.

    4.2.5 Vowels before /„Y/.

    4.2.6 Vowels before /l/.

    4.3 Front vowels.

    4.4 Central vowels.

    4.5 Back vowels.

    4.6 Diphthongs.

    4.7 Full vowel ¡V reduced vowels.

    4.8 Full forms vs. reduced forms of function words.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    5. Acoustics of vowels and consonants.

    5.1 Introduction.

    5.2 Vowels.

    5.3 Diphthongs.

    5.4 Consonants.

    5.4.1 Stops.

    5.4.2 Fricatives.

    5.4.3 Affricates.

    5.4.4 Approximants.

    5.4.5 Nasals.

    5.5 Putting it together.

    5.6 Context.

    5.7 Practical applications: some examples.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    6. Syllables.

    6.1 Introduction.

    6.2 Number of syllables.

    6.3 Sonority.

    6.4 Syllabification.

    6.5 English syllable phonotactics.

    6.5.1 Single onsets.

    6.5.2 Double onsets.

    6.5.3 Triple onsets.

    6.5.4 Codas.

    6.5.5 Double codas.

    6.5.6 Triple codas.

    6.6 Written syllabification.

    6.7 Syllable weight and ambisyllabicity.

    6.8 Practical applications.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    7. Stress and intonation.

    7.1 Introduction.

    7.2 Noun and adjective stress.

    7.3 Verb stress.

    7.4 Secondary stress.

    7.5 Affixes.

    7.5.1 Stress-bearing (attracting) suffixes.

    7.5.2 Stress-neutral suffixes.

    7.5.3 Stress-shifting (fixing) suffixes.

    7.6 Stress in compounds.

    7.7 Differences between American and British English.

    7.8 Intonation.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    8. Structural factors in L2 phonology.

    8.1 Introduction.

    8.2 Mini contrastive analyses.

    8.2.1 Spanish-English.

    8.2.2 Turkish-English.

    8.2.3 Greek-English.

    8.2.4 French-English.

    8.2.5 German-English.

    8.2.6 Arabic-English.

    8.2.7 Russian-English.

    8.2.8 Korean-English.

    8.2.9 Portuguese-English.

    8.2.10 Persian (Farsi)- English.

    8.3 Differential treatment of mismatches.

    8.3.1 Basic vs. derived context.

    8.3.2 Deflected contrast.

    8.3.3 Hypercontrast.

    8.4 Markedness.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    9. Spelling and pronunciation.

    9.1 Irregularity of English spelling.

    9.2 Phoneme-grapheme correspondences in English.

    9.2.1 Consonants.

    9.2.2 Vowels.

    9.3 Morphological basis of English spelling.

    9.4 American English vs. British English.

    Summary.

    Exercises.

    Recommended Readings.

    Glossary.

    References.

    Index.

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