The routledge handbook of contemporary english pronunciation

Okim Kang, Ron I. Thomson, John M. Murphy

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The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation provides a comprehensive survey of this field covering both theoretical and practical perspectives on pronunciation. In 35 chapters contributed by leading scholars from around the world, this Handbook examines: • linguistic and historical background of sound systems and theoretical issues linked to sound changes;• pronunciation acquisition and factors related to speech production; • pronunciation research and applications to second language pronunciation; • the link between pronunciation and other language skills including perception and other socio-cultural factors; • pronunciation and its relation to World Englishes. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in pronunciation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages600
ISBN (Electronic)9781351383998
ISBN (Print)9781138856882
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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