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Modern German Pronunciation: An Introduction for Speakers of English

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This revised and updated edition of Modern German Pronunciation offers the most complete guide to the correct pronunciation of German for native speakers of English. It begins with an introduction to the problems of pronunciation and the basic concepts of phonetics. The following chapters take each aspect of pronunciation in turn: consonants, vowels, stress and intonation, ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 6th 2003 by Manchester University Press (first published January 1st 1992)
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Nathan Glenn
May 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a pretty fantastic resource!

The authors systematically explain the pronunciation of vowels and consonants, intonation, and reduced speech in German. They explain the different registers (formal, informal, etc.) and what kind of pronunciation can be expected in each. They explain the origin of "standard" pronunciation. The whole first chapter teaches phonetics and the international phonetic alphabet for use throughout the rest of the book, which any language learner would do well to learn
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