'Transcribing the Sound of English is a true labour of love, and the distillation of many years of teaching experience. The book achieves the perfect balance between depth of coverage [and] readability. It's fun to read, and I'd recommend it to any student and teacher of English phonetics and phonology.' Nicole Müller, University of Louisiana, Lafayette
'This excellent book explains in careful detail and from first principles how to analyse English speech and to transcribe it phonetically. Highly recommended.' John Wells, Emeritus Professor of Phonetics, University College London
'An excellent, comprehensive course which develops transcription skills, noticing skills and awareness of all aspects of English pronunciation.' Jonathan Marks, Co-ordinator of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group
Über das Produkt
This workbook is for students who are new to linguistics and phonetics, and offers a didactic approach to the study and transcription of the words, rhythm and intonation of English. There is an associated website with audio recordings of authentic speech, which provide back-up throughout.