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Sound Patterns of Spoken English

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Summary

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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