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Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription : 1st Edition - Felicity Cox

Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription

1st Edition

Paperback

Published: 3rd February 2012
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Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is the first textbook to clearly describe the speech of Australians. This groundbreaking work addresses Australian English pronunciation characteristics and provides detailed instruction in both phonetic and phonemic transcription of the dialect. Through comprehensive coverage of traditional and revised systems of phonemic transcription, Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription offers an astute and engaging exploration of one of the core global dialects of English. Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is complemented by an extensive Website which provides further explanatory materials and exercises with audio examples. This unique text, in tandem with these valuable pedagogical features, is an essential resource for students and teachers of linguistics, speech pathology and language education.

About the Author

Felicity Cox is a member of the Centre for Language Sciences in the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University. She has 25 years experience in teaching and research in phonetics and phonology and is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the Australian English accent.

Introduction to Australian English speech production
Consonants and vowels
Syllables, word stress and sentence stress
Phonemic transcription of Australian English
Phonetic transcription of Australian English
Evaluation of two phonemic transcription systems
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ISBN: 9780521145893
ISBN-10: 0521145899
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 3rd February 2012
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.7  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.42