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AuthorYavas, Mehmet S
TitleApplied English phonology / Mehmet Yavaş
Imprint Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Edition 2nd ed.
Descript xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


Phonetics: phonetic transcription, description and articulation of sounds of English, additional sounds, cardinal vowels, syllables and suprasegmentals -- Phonology: complementary versus overlapping distribution, phonemic analysis: a mini-demo, free variation, morphophonology, practical uses of phonological analysis -- English consonants: stops, fricatives, affricates, nasals, approximants, sociophonetic variation -- English vowels: vowel set of American English, front vowels, central vowels, back vowels, diphthongs, sociophonetic variation, non-US varieties, full vowels-reduced vowels, full (strong) forms versus reduced (weak), forms of function words -- Acoustics of vowels and consonants: vowels, diphthongs, consonants, putting it together, context, practical applications: some examples -- Syllables: number of syllables, sonority, syllabification, English syllable phonotactics, written syllabification, syllable weight and ambisyllabicity, practical applications -- Stress and intonation: noun and adjective stress, verb stress, secondary stress, stress in compounds, differences between American and British English, variations among the varieties -- Structural factors in second language phonology: mini contrastive analyses, differential treatment of mismatches, markedness, ontogeny phylogeny model (OPM), optimality theory (OT) -- Spelling and pronunciation: irregularity of English spelling, phoneme-grapheme correspondences in English, morphological basis of English spelling, American English vs. British English

English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers English language -- Phonology

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