The Phonetics of English and Dutch / Edition 3

The Phonetics of English and Dutch / Edition 3

by Beverley Dr Collins, Inger M. Mees
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004132252

ISBN-13: 9789004132252

Pub. Date: 05/09/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This book is an introduction to the contrastive phonetics of English and Dutch aimed at the Dutch-speaking student from both the Netherlands and Belgium. Numerous self-study exercises are provided in pronunciation and transcription together with a workbook.  See more details below

Overview

This book is an introduction to the contrastive phonetics of English and Dutch aimed at the Dutch-speaking student from both the Netherlands and Belgium. Numerous self-study exercises are provided in pronunciation and transcription together with a workbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004132252
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/09/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. A working basis
2. The phoneme
3. Transcription
4. The speech mechanism
5. Classification of consonants
6. Fortis/lenis contrast in Dutch and English
7. Secondary articulation
8. Description and classification of vowels
9. Back to the phoneme
10. Phonation and states of the glottis
11. English checked vowels
12. English free vowels
13. Sounds and spelling: vowels
14. The vowels of Dutch
15. English fricative consonants
16. English stop consonants
17. English nasal and approximant consonants
18. Sounds and spelling: consonants
19. The consonants of Dutch
20. Patterns of adjustment in connected speech: assimilation and elision
21. Articulatory setting in English and Dutch
22. Stress and rhythm
23. Pitch, tone and intonation
24. Functions of intonation in English
25. Intonation in Dutch and English compared
26. Error analysis
27. A brief look at other accents of the British Isles
28. Some differences between American and British English

Guide to the technique of phonemic transcription
Guide to the technique of allophonic description
Glossary of technical terms
Key to exercises
Further reading and list of works consulted
Vowel symbols used in various systems of transcription
Selected list of diacritics and phonetic symbols
The International Phonetic Alphabet
English Phonetic Symbol checksheet
Index

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