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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics
Written By: Mark Jonathan Jones
Rachael-Anne Knight
Series Title: Bloomsbury Companions

The Bloomsbury Companion To Phonetics is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.

It offers a comprehensive reference resource, giving an overview of key topics and key terms in phonetics. It offers a survey of current research areas and new directions in the field as well as featuring a manageable guide to beginning or developing research. The book gives readers practical guidance for advanced study in the area.

The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field, looking at both the core and applied domains of phonetics and speech science. It offers insights into areas as diverse as the acquisition, production and perception of speech, and clinical and forensic phonetics. There is a state of the art exploration of voice and phonation, tone and intonation, phonetic pedagogy, speech technology and phonetic universals.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781441146069
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 100

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781441154545
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 99.99
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781441116116
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 99.99