New PDF release: Analyzing Sound Patterns: An Introduction to Phonology

By Long Peng

ISBN-10: 0521195799

ISBN-13: 9780521195799

Studying Sound styles is a transparent and concise advent to phonological phenomena, overlaying quite a lot of concerns from segmental to suprasegmental difficulties and prosodic morphology. Assuming no previous wisdom of challenge fixing, this textbook exhibits scholars easy methods to research phonological issues of a spotlight on functional instruments, method and step by step directions. it's aimed toward undergraduate and starting graduate scholars and locations an academic specialise in constructing scholars' analytical skills. It contains huge routines of varied kinds which interact scholars in examining and comparing competing analyses, and consists of scholars in numerous analytical initiatives. This textbook: • is designed round similar phonological difficulties and demonstrates how they're analyzed step-by-step • offers and compares competing money owed of exact difficulties, and discusses and evaluates the arguments that distinguish one research from one other • info how a huge array of sound styles are pointed out and analyzed.

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Their support and recommendations are responsible for several key features of this book as well as the addition of new content, though it goes without saying that I alone am responsible for the problems and errors that remain. I am particularly grateful to Helen Barton. I could not have asked for a better editor and contact person than Helen. She was always there to answer my questions, and to solve the problems I created. Without Helen’s encouragement, patience, and professionalism, I probably would not have been able to complete this book.

Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics General editors: P. Austin, J. Bresnan, B. Comrie, S. Crain, W. Dressler, C. Ewen, R. Lass, D. Lightfoot, K. Rice, I. Roberts, S.  V. Smith Earlier issues not listed are also available For a list of titles published in the series, please see end of book. Analyzing Sound Patterns An Introduction to Phonology Long PengState University of New York at Oswego University Printing House, Cambridge CB2 8BS, United Kingdom Published in the United States of America by Cambridge University Press, New York Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge.

Third, whether you are required to or not, do the multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions while or after reading a chapter. These questions are designed to test your understanding of the presented analyses and try them out. The key point is that you cannot just read the book, even though this is important. You need to interact with it. You need to learn to analyze problems by analyzing them. Direct involvement in analyses can strengthen your understanding and cultivate your ability to think, analyze, and reason.

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