Table of contents for Practical phonetics and phonology : a resource book for students / Beverley Collins and Inger M. Mees.

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CONTENTS
List of figures ix
List of tables xii
List of tracks on audio CD xiii
Acknowledgements xv
List of phonetic symbols xviii
A Introduction 1
1 English worldwide 2
2 Phoneme and allophone 8
3 Connected speech and phonemic transcription 16
4 How we produce speech 26
5 Consonant possibilities 41
6 Vowel possibilities 58
B Development 69
1 Phoneme and syllable revisited 70
2 English consonants 79
3 English vowels 96
4 English spelling 105
5 Features of connected speech 115
6 Stress and rhythm 123
7 Speech melody 132
C Exploration 149
1 Accent variation ? General American 150
2 Accents of the British Isles 1: England 158
3 Accents of the British Isles 2: Celtic-influenced varieties 171
4 World accent varieties 179
5 Pronunciation change: past, present, future 193
6 Teaching and learning a foreign language 208
D Extension 223
1 RP ? R.I.P.? (David Abercrombie) 224
2 Attitudes to accents (Daniel Jones) 228
3 Pronunciation worries (David Crystal) 232
4 Phonetics applied to teaching the deaf (Dennis Fry) 236
5 Making computers talk (Peter Ladefoged) 239
6 Using phonetics in criminal investigations (Maurice Varney) 245
7 The rise of ?Upspeak? (Barbara Bradford) 248
8 How children learn the meaning of intonation (David Crystal) 253
9 English accents and their implications for spelling reform (J.C. Wells) 257
10 The sociolinguistics of modern RP (Peter Trudgill) 264
Glossary 273
Further reading 286
References 291
The International Phonetic Alphabet 294

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Phonetics.
English language -- Phonology.