product description page

Understanding Phonology (Hardcover) (Carlos Gussenhoven & Haike Jacobs)

Understanding Phonology (Hardcover) (Carlos Gussenhoven & Haike Jacobs) - image 1 of 1

about this item

Understanding Phonology, Fourth Edition provides a clear, accessible and broad introduction to Phonology. Introducing basic concepts, it provides a comprehensive account of phonological issues such as segmental contrasts; syllables and moras; quantity, tone, intonation and stress; feature geometry; and prosodic constituent structure.

This new edition has been reorganized and revised with key features including:

  • A brand new eResource at www.routledge.com/9781138961425, which contains a full answer key for all exercises, and audio recordings of illustrative examples;
  • Illustrations in languages from all six continents and all major language families, including Arabic, Mandarin, Finnish, Zulu and Hawaiian;
  • Over 140 exercises to test understanding, including new exercises involving larger data sets;
  • Revised coverage of tone, stress and opacity in OT.

Understanding Phonology is essential reading for students coming to this topic for the first time.

Number of Pages: 287
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Understanding Language
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Carlos Gussenhoven & Haike Jacobs
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2017
TCIN: 52499978
UPC: 9781138961418
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-3126
MSRPReg: $150.00 Save $7.50 (5% off)

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.