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Author Cox, Felicity, author

Title Australian English : pronunciation and transcription / Felicity Cox
Published Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  427.994 Cox/Aep  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction to Australian English speech production -- Consonants and vowels -- Syllables, word stress and sentence stress -- Phonemic transcription of Australian English -- Phonetic transcription of Australian English -- Evaluation of two phonemic transcription systems
Summary Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is the first textbook to clearly describe the speech of Australians. This groundbreaking work addresses Australian English pronunciation characteristics, and provides detailed instruction in both phonetic and phonemic transcription of the dialect. Through comprehensive coverage of traditional and revised systems of phonemic transcription, Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription offers an astute and engaging exploration of one of the core global dialects of English. Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is complemented by an extensive Website which provides further explanatory materials and exercises with audio examples. This unique text, in tandem with these valuable pedagogical features, is an essential resource for students and teachers of linguistics, speech pathology and language education
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-183) and index
Subject English language -- Dialects -- Australia -- Pronunciation.
English language -- Dialects -- Transcription -- Australia.
English language -- Dialects -- Australia.
English language -- Transcription -- Australia.
English language -- Australia -- Pronunciation.
English language -- Australia.
LC no. 2012374342
ISBN 0521145899 (paperback)
9780521145893 (paperback)