First published in 1913, this book was
originally intended as a manual for students in
Scottish training colleges and for teachers of
English in Scottish schools. Grant supplies
passages from well-known literature translated
into the phonetic alphabet for both the
declamatory and conversational styles. This
book will be of value to anyone with an
interest in the history of phonetics and the
presentation of Scottish accents to an English
Preface; Values of phonetic symbols; Part I.
Phonetics: 1. Phonetics and phonetic
transcriptions; 2. The organs of speech; 3.
Classification of sounds; 4. Plosive
consonants; 5. Liquid consonants; 6. Fricative
consonants; 7. The vowels; 8. Nasalization and
inversion; 9. The breath group; 10. Sounds in
the breath group; 11. Syllables; 12.
Assimilation; 13. Stress; 14. Quantity; 15.
Intonation; Part II. Phonetic Transcriptions:
1. Standard pronunciation. A. Declamatory
style; 2. Standard pronunciation. B. Careful
conversational style; 3. Standard
pronunciation. C. Rapid conversational style;
4. Scotch dialect; Part III. Questions and
Exercises; Appendix 1. Ordinary spelling of the
pieces transcribed in Part II; Appendix 2.
Summary of differences of pronunciation between
standard Scottish and Southern English;
Appendix 3. Points to be remembered by teachers
of reading; Index of words referred to.
For all information on donating and pledging,
including information on how to donate by
check, money order, PayPal or wire transfer,
please visit: http://linguistlist.org/donation/
The LINGUIST List is under the umbrella of
Eastern Michigan University and as such can
receive donations through the EMU Foundation,
which is a registered 501(c) Non Profit
organization. Our Federal Tax number is
38-6005986. These donations can be offset
against your federal and sometimes your state
tax return (U.S. tax payers only). For more
information visit the IRS Web-Site, or
contact your financial advisor.
Many companies also offer a gift matching
program, such that they will match any gift
you make to a non-profit organization.
Normally this entails your contacting your
human resources department and sending us a
form that the EMU Foundation fills in and
returns to your employer. This is generally a
simple administrative procedure that doubles
the value of your gift to LINGUIST, without
costing you an extra penny. Please take a
moment to check if your company operates such