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Investigating English Pronunciation : Trends and Directions (Hardcover)

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Investigating English Pronunciation: Trends and Directions is a cutting-edge update on the latest research in the field of English pronunciation. The volume provides readers with fully-developed examples of the latest trends and research topics in English pronunciation from specialists in Europe, Asia, and the United States. These include, amongst others, segmental and suprasegmental features in L1 and L2 varieties of English, sociophonetic or sound-symbolic aspects of pronunciation, and applications such as English pronunciation teaching and learning. The contributions to the volume deal with original topics and make use of a wide variety of methods in researching English pronunciation, illustrating these through a series of selected case studies, and providing readers with a number of novel and motivating questions that will inspire further research.
Investigating English Pronunciation: Trends and Directions is a cutting-edge update on the latest research in the field of English pronunciation. The volume provides readers with fully-developed examples of the latest trends and research topics in English pronunciation from specialists in Europe, Asia, and the United States. These include, amongst others, segmental and suprasegmental features in L1 and L2 varieties of English, sociophonetic or sound-symbolic aspects of pronunciation, and applications such as English pronunciation teaching and learning. The contributions to the volume deal with original topics and make use of a wide variety of methods in researching English pronunciation, illustrating these through a series of selected case studies, and providing readers with a number of novel and motivating questions that will inspire further research.
Number of Pages: 345.0
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Speech
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Language: English
Street Date: October 8, 2015
TCIN: 46761444
UPC: 9781137509420
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7194

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