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Preface
Setting the Stage
1.1Phonetics or Phonology?
1.1.1More mind than body (fossils again)
1.1.2A 50/50 mixture
1.1.3More body than mind
1.1.4Functional phonology and perception
1.1.5Have we captured the meaning of ‘phonology’?
1.1.6Influence of phonology on phonetics
1.1.7Back to basics
1.2Fast Speech?
1.3Summary
Processes in Conversational English
2.1The Vulnerability Hierarchy
2.1.1Frequency
2.1.2Discourse
2.1.3Rate?
2.1.4Membership in a linguistic unit
2.1.5Phonetic/Phonological
2.1.6Morphological
2.2Reduction Processes in English
2.2.1Varieties examined
2.3Stress as a Conditioning Factor
2.3.1Schwa absorption
2.3.4Devoicing and voicing
2.4Syllabic Conditioning Factors
2.4.1Syllable shape
2.4.2Onsets and codas
2.4.3CVCV alternation
2.4.4Syllable-final adjustments
2.4.5Syllable shape again
2.5Other Processes
2.5.1 Ú-reduction
2.5.2h-dropping
2.5.3‘Palatalization’
2.6Icons
2.7Weak Forms?
2.8Combinations of these Processes
Attempts at Phonological Explanation
3.1Past Work on Conversational Phonology
3.2Natural Phonology
3.3Variable Rules
3.4More on Rule Order
3.5Attempts in the 1990s
3.5.1Autosegmental
3.5.2Metrical
3.5.3Articulatory
3.5.4Underspecification
3.5.5Firthian prosodics
3.5.6Optimality Theory
3.5.7A synthesist
3.6And into the New Millennium
3.6.1Trace/Event theory
3.7Summary
Experimental Studies in Casual Speech
4.1Production of Casual Speech
4.1.1General production studies
4.1.2Production/Perception studies of particular processes
4.2Perception of Casual Speech
4.2.1Setting the stage
4.2.2Phonology in speech perception
4.2.3Other theories
4.3Summary
Applications
5.1Phonology
5.1.1Writ small in English, writ large in other languages
5.1.2Historical phonology
5.2First and Second Language Acquisition
5.2.1First language acquisition
5.2.2Second language acquisition
5.3Interacting with Computers
5.3.1Speech synthesis
5.3.2Speech recognition
5.4Summary
Bibliography
Index
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Sound Patterns of Spoken English

Sound Patterns of Spoken English

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Sound Patterns of Spoken English is a concise, to-the-point compendium of information about the casual pronunciation of everyday English as compared to formal citation forms. Concise, to-the-point compendium of information about casual pronunciation of English as compared to citation forms. Covers varieties of English language including General American and Standard Southern British. Overlaps the boundaries of several areas of study including sociolinguistics, lexicography, rhetoric, and speech sciences. Examines English pronunciation as found in everyday speech. Accompanied by website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/shockey featuring examples from different accents.
Sound Patterns of Spoken English is a concise, to-the-point compendium of information about the casual pronunciation of everyday English as compared to formal citation forms. Concise, to-the-point compendium of information about casual pronunciation of English as compared to citation forms. Covers varieties of English language including General American and Standard Southern British. Overlaps the boundaries of several areas of study including sociolinguistics, lexicography, rhetoric, and speech sciences. Examines English pronunciation as found in everyday speech. Accompanied by website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/shockey featuring examples from different accents.

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