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The Phonetics of Russian

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  • Date Published: March 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521153003

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  • The Phonetics of Russian is intended to help those studying Russian to pronounce the language well, and to give students of general phonetics a knowledge of the phonetic system of Russian. In addition it serves as a reference book on Russian pronunciation. On its publication in 1969 it replaced The Pronunciation of Russian by Trofimov and Jones. The book provides a straightforward outline of the necessary general phonetic theory and the system of transcription and contains a precise description of the way in which the sounds of Russian are articulated, and how they are affected by the neighbouring sounds. The fundamentals of Russian intonation are described and there is a chapter of passages for practice in Russian pronunciation in which the phonetic transcriptions include accents marking both tone and stress. The Russian text and the English translation of the passages are provided. Throughout the book constant attention is paid to the problems of the learner and advice given for mastering the sounds.

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    • Date Published: March 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521153003
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Phonetic Theory and Transcription:
    1. Introduction
    2. The organs of speech
    3. Breath and voice
    4. Vowels and consonants
    5. How to learn vowels
    6. The classification of vowels
    7. How to describe consonants
    8. The principles of transcription, phonemes
    9. Digraphs
    Part II. the Phonetics of Russian:
    10. Types of Russian pronunciation
    11. General notes on the Russian vowels and consonants
    12. The Russian vowels in detail
    13. The Russian semi-vowel j
    14. The Russian diphthongs
    15. Labialization and velarization
    16. Palatalized consonants and their phonetic representation
    17. The Russian plosive consonants
    18. The Russian fricative consonants
    19. The Russian affricative consonants
    20. The Russian nasal consonants
    21. The Russian lateral consonants
    22. The Russian rolled consonants
    23. Similitude and assimilation
    24. Accent, stress and length
    25. Intonation
    26. Passages for practice

  • Authors

    Daniel Jones

    Dennis Ward

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