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English Phonology 1ed (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)

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This introduction to the phonology of present-day English offers a systematic and detailed discussion of the features shared by three varieties of English: General American, Southern British Received Pronunciation and Scottish Standard English.
Published October 15th 1992 by Cambridge University Press
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Jan 07, 2014 Jonathan rated it liked it
Overall, I feel this book gave me a good introduction to the subject. Part of what is confusing is that each author who is trying to simplify phonology for the introductory student comes up with their own system of simplifying the phonological system. I know this is what Giegerich was trying to do, but I think in the end the way that he conflates the "a" and "e" vowels ends up being more confusing than useful. I also think he spends too much time explaining the reasoning for various theoretical ...more
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