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

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Understanding Phonology 4th edition provides a clear, accessible and broad introduction to Phonology. Introducing basic concepts, it illustrates key points from a wide variety of languages and provides a comprehensive account of phonological issues such as: segmental contrasts; syllables & moras; tone, quality, & intonation; feature geometry; word stress systems; and prosodic structure.

The fourth edition has been reorganised and revised with key features including:

    • Over 140 exercises with a complete answer key
    • New exercises involving larger data sets and reading and writing of transcriptions
    • Revised coverage of Opacity-in-OT and of Stress

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: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Carlos Gussenhoven & Haike Jacobs
Language: English
Street Date: March 23, 2017
TCIN: 52364015
UPC: 9781138961425
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-9773
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