German Phonetics and Phonology: Theory and Practice

Kobo ebook | September 28, 2016

byMary Grantham O'Brien, Sarah M. B. Fagan

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The first course book designed to engage students in the pronunciation of modern German by grounding practice in theory

An essential introduction to the pronunciation of modern German, this unique classroom text is designed to help mid- to upper-level undergraduate students of German produce more accurate and comprehensible German speech. Written in English in a clear and engaging style and employing a minimum of technical jargon, it is the first German phonetics and phonology text to focus on theory and practice, covering topics ranging from the analysis of one's own speech to historical developments and regional variation. This work includes a wealth of exercises supported by an ancillary website audio program designed to help students perceive and produce sounds and prosodic features more accurately. Addressing topics such as word stress, sentence stress, and intonation as well as the pronunciation of individual sounds, this one-of-a-kind primer provides its users with a solid basis in German phonetics and phonology in order to improve their pronunciation of German.

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The first course book designed to engage students in the pronunciation of modern German by grounding practice in theory An essential introduction to the pronunciation of modern German, this unique classroom text is designed to help mid- to upper-level undergraduate students of German produce more accurate and comprehensible German spee...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 28, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300225180

ISBN - 13:9780300225181

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