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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Sociophonetics
Subtitle: A Student's Guide
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415498791/
Description:

Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that
will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical
advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology
which is essential for sociolinguistic research.

Balancing theory, practical information and research protocol, this book:

* Covers the key methodological, technical and procedural information
needed to undertake sociophonetic research

* Includes contributions from key academics and ground-breaking researchers

* Incorporates exercises and projects in each chapter

* Has a companion website
(http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415498791/) that provides additional
materials for students and professors, featuring exercises, links to
on-line sources for specific tools and includes a large selection of audio
and video clips.

Sociophonetics is essential reading for graduate students and researchers
with interests in sociophonetics, phonology and for those undertaking
research projects in applied linguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415498784
Pages: 252
Prices: U.S.$ 150.00
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415498791
Pages: 252
Prices: U.K.£ 29.99
U.S.$ 47.95