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Model: LL0012
ISBN: 9781405191036
Authors: ZSIGA, E.
Publishers: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC.
Price: $5,120.00JMD
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 06 July, 2022.
The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. * Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www.wiley.com/go/zsiga, including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to further resources such as sound files, video files, and useful websites * Creates opportunities for students to practice data analysis and hypothesis testing * Integrates data on sociolinguistic variation, first language acquisition, and second language learning * Explores diverse topics ranging from the practical, such as how to make good digital recordings, make a palatogram, solve a phoneme/allophone problem, or read a spectrogram; to the theoretical, including the role of markedness in linguistic theory, the necessity of abstraction, features and formal notation, issues in speech perception as distinct from hearing, and modelling sociolinguistic and other variations * Organized speci...