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Title: French Sound Structure
Translated By: Douglas C. Walker
Description:

French Sound Structure provides a comprehensive, detailed and well-illustrated description of the pronunciation of Modern Standard
French, incorporating comments on regional and social variations, on abbreviatory processes and "word play," and on certain historical phonological changes which continue to be reflected in the contemporary language. The accompanying CD-ROM will be an invaluable asset to any student of French language, providing oral examples crucial to linguistic study.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Object of Description
Chapter 2: Key Descriptive and Theoretical Concepts
Chapter 3: Basic Descriptive Units and Domains
Chapter 4: Vowels and Semi-vowels
Chapter 5: Consonants
Chapter 6: Prosody
Chapter 7: Around the Phonological Periphery: Playing with Language
Appendix
References
Index

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1552380335
ISBN-13: N/A
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