The phonetics of English and Dutch /

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Author / Creator:Collins, Beverley.
Edition:5th rev. ed.
Imprint:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Description:1 online resource (ix, 363 pages) : illustrations
Subject:English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Dutch.
English language -- Phonology, Comparative -- Dutch.
Dutch language -- Phonology, Comparative -- English.
English language -- Phonetics.
Dutch language -- Phonetics.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- English as a Second Language.
Dutch language -- Phonetics.
English language.
English language -- Phonetics.
English language -- Phonology, Comparative -- Dutch.
Electronic books.
Textbooks -- for Dutch speakers.
Electronic book.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Mees, Inger M.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-348) and index.
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Summary:"This fifth revised edition, now with corrections incorporating the reactions of Dutch and Belgian users, provides a complete introductory course on the phonetics of English and Dutch based on an essentially practical approach to the subject. No previous knowledge of phonetics is assumed and all terms are explained in straightforward English as they are introduced. Theoretical and practical aspects of the subject are clarified for the student by means of numerous self-study exercises in articulation and transcription." "The book contains a detailed contrastive description of British RP English and of Dutch (in both the Netherlands and Belgian standard varieties). In addition to a full description of the individual vowels and consonants, full attention is paid to features of connected speech, e.g. intonation, assimilation and elision, stress and articulatory setting. There are sections on sound-spelling relationships in English and an analysis of the commonest pronunciations errors in the English of Dutch speakers. A guide to the technique of phonemic transcription is also provided, with numerous transcription passages for which correction keys are available."--Jacket.
Other form:Print version: Collins, Beverley. Phonetics of English and Dutch. 5th rev. ed. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003 9789004132252