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The Pronunciation of English in Scotland

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  • Date Published: April 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107635319

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  • First published in 1913, this book was originally intended as a manual for students in Scottish training colleges and for teachers of English in Scottish schools. Grant supplies passages from well-known literature translated into the phonetic alphabet for both the declamatory and conversational styles. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of phonetics and the presentation of Scottish accents to an English audience.

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    • Date Published: April 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107635319
    • length: 224 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.22kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Values of phonetic symbols
    Part I. Phonetics:
    1. Phonetics and phonetic transcriptions
    2. The organs of speech
    3. Classification of sounds
    4. Plosive consonants
    5. Liquid consonants
    6. Fricative consonants
    7. The vowels
    8. Nasalization and inversion
    9. The breath group
    10. Sounds in the breath group
    11. Syllables
    12. Assimilation
    13. Stress
    14. Quantity
    15. Intonation
    Part II. Phonetic Transcriptions:
    1. Standard pronunciation. A. Declamatory style
    2. Standard pronunciation. B. Careful conversational style
    3. Standard pronunciation. C. Rapid conversational style
    4. Scotch dialect
    Part III. Questions and Exercises
    Appendix 1. Ordinary spelling of the pieces transcribed in Part II
    Appendix 2. Summary of differences of pronunciation between standard Scottish and Southern English
    Appendix 3. Points to be remembered by teachers of reading
    Index of words referred to.

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    William Grant

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