Gimson's Pronunciation of English
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Gimson's Pronunciation of English

Alan Cruttenden

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Gimson's Pronunciation of English

Alan Cruttenden

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About This Book

Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson's Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English.

This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line with recent changes in pronunciation. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside a justification for the change from RP to GB.

A further bonus to this important text is its extensive and attractive new Companion Website (www.routledge.com/cw/cruttenden), which now includes moment-by-moment commentaries on videos showing the articulation of all GB consonants and vowels in spoken phrases, as well as cross-referencing between the book and these videos. The Companion Website also includes new recordings of Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English, and features links to recordings of recent and current GB with comments and transcriptions.

Comprehensive yet accessible, Gimson's Pronunciation of English remains the indispensable reference book for anyone for anyone with an interest in English phonetics.

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Publisher
Routledge
Year
2014
ISBN
9781444183108
Edition
8

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Foreword to the First Edition (1962)
  7. Foreword to the Eighth Edition (2014)
  8. List of figures
  9. List of tables
  10. List of text boxes
  11. List of phonetic symbols and signs and abbreviations
  12. Part I Language and speech
  13. Part II The sounds of English
  14. Part III Words and connected speech
  15. Part IV Language teaching and learning
  16. Selective glossary
  17. References
  18. Index
Citation styles for Gimson's Pronunciation of English

APA 6 Citation

Cruttenden, A. (2014). Gimson’s Pronunciation of English (8th ed.). Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.perlego.com/book/1323666 (Original work published 2014)

Chicago Citation

Cruttenden, Alan. (2014) 2014. Gimson’s Pronunciation of English. 8th ed. Routledge. https://www.perlego.com/book/1323666.

Harvard Citation

Cruttenden, A. (2014) Gimson’s Pronunciation of English. 8th edn. Routledge. Available at: https://www.perlego.com/book/1323666 (Accessed: 21 June 2024).

MLA 7 Citation

Cruttenden, Alan. Gimson’s Pronunciation of English. 8th ed. Routledge, 2014. Web. 21 June 2024.