Gimson's Pronunciation of English by Alan Cruttenden

By Alan Cruttenden

Since its first book in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the fundamental reference e-book for an individual learning or educating the pronunciation of English.

This 8th variation has been up-to-date to explain common British (GB) because the relevant accessory, instead of RP, and the accompanying transcriptions were introduced into line with fresh adjustments in pronunciation. This newest version additionally contains thoroughly rewritten chapters at the historical past of the language and the emergence of a customary, along a justification for the switch from RP to GB.

A additional bonus to this significant textual content is its vast and engaging new significant other web site (, which now comprises moment-by-moment commentaries on video clips exhibiting the articulation of all GB consonants and vowels in spoken words, in addition to cross-referencing among the publication and those movies. The better half web site additionally contains new recordings of previous English, heart English, and Early glossy English, and lines hyperlinks to recordings of contemporary and present GB with reviews and transcriptions.

Comprehensive but obtainable, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English remains the imperative reference ebook for somebody for a person with an curiosity in English phonetics.

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