Gimson S Pronunciation Of English

Author: Alan Cruttenden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134669410
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Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line with recent changes in pronunciation. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside a justification for the change from RP to GB. A further bonus to this important text is its extensive and attractive new Companion Website (www.routledge.com/cw/cruttenden), which now includes moment-by-moment commentaries on videos showing the articulation of all GB consonants and vowels in spoken phrases, as well as cross-referencing between the book and these videos. The Companion Website also includes new recordings of Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English, and features links to recordings of recent and current GB with comments and transcriptions. Comprehensive yet accessible, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English remains the indispensable reference book for anyone for anyone with an interest in English phonetics.

Gimson S Pronunciation Of English

Author: A. C. Gimson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780340759721
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Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson's Pronunciation of English has been widely acknowledged as the standard book of reference on all aspects of English pronunciation. This sixth edition comprises substantial revisions, with particular emphasis on those areas that have seen rapid expansion or progression over the last five years. The new edition gives additional guidance on how to teach the sounds of English and offers specific advice to foreign learners, for whom a new sub-section on pronouncing dictionaries has been added. As with all previous revisions, great care has been given to preserving the spirit of the original edition, so that it will maintain its position as the preeminent reference in the field.

Gimson S Pronunciation Of English

Author: Alan Cruttenden
Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
ISBN: 9780340958773
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Since its publication, Gimson's Pronunciation of English has become the essential reference book for anyone involved in studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. Comprehensive yet accessible, it is universally acknowledged to be the standard description of spoken English. This 7th edition has been revised throughout, with particular emphasis on those areas which have seen rapid change in recent years. In particular, the new edition takes into account the status of English as a world language and discusses the current debate about the idea of a global pronunciation standard as an alternative to Received Pronunciation and General American. As with previous editions of this classic book, great care has been taken to preserve the spirit of Gimson's original work as well as to incorporate the latest developments in the field. This new edition ensures that Gimson's Pronunciation of English will remain the most authoritative introduction to English phonetics for many yearsto come.

Gimson S Pronunciation Of English

Author: A. C. Gimson
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9780340806685
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This title is for anyone studying the sounds and tones of English or teaching English pronunciation and intonation to non-native speakers. This edition has particular emphasis on "standard and regional accents" with focus on recognized variation within a wider Received Pronunciation.

The Pronunciation Of English

Author: Daniel Jones
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521093699
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This edition of The Pronunciation of English incorporates the final results of Daniel Jones' lifelong study of English pronunciation usage. It is the standard work on English phonetics and the name of its author will, in the words of Professor A. C. Gimson, 'remain in linguistic history as the great authority on the pronunciation of British English in the twentieth century'. The Pronunciation of English was written originally as a detailed description of the phonetics of English, presented from the point of vew of the native English-speaking student. However, it soon established itself as a standard textbook in universities where English is a foreign language, because it provides in a lucid and authoritative manner the basic information needed by foreign students of the language. Most of the book is devoted to a descriptive account of English pronunciation. This is followed by illustrative texts in phonetic transcription of Received Pronunciation and several regional varieties, Scottish and American pronunciation and reconstructions of Shakespearian and Chaucerian speech.

Studies In The Pronunciation Of English

Author: Susan Ramsaran
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317420918
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First published in 1990, this collection celebrates the life and work of Professor A. C. Gimson, four years after his untimely death in 1985. A. C. Gimson, Professor of Phonetics at University College London, 1966-83, was the most distinguished and influential phonetician of his day concentrating specifically on English speech. This collection of essays on phonetics and phonology of English- written by linguists from all over the world – celebrates his life and work. The work is divided into five sections: prosody; phonology and phonetic description; accents of English and RP; other accents of English (focusing on those non-native speakers); and phonostylistics. The twenty-eight chapters cover a very wide range of topics and the contributors offer a stimulating variety of approaches, with the emphasis on data-based objectivity. Balancing description and theory with application, this volume provides a serious and coherent contribution to the academic study of English pronunciation.