By Daniel Silverman

ISBN-10: 1474238882

ISBN-13: 9781474238885

ISBN-10: 1474238890

ISBN-13: 9781474238892

Taking an interdisciplinary method of phonological concept and research, A severe advent to Phonology introduces the most important features of the self-discipline. Departing from the mainstream culture, Daniel Silverman argues that the character of linguistic sound structures can simply be understood within the context of ways they're utilized by audio system and listeners.

By providing that linguistic sound structures are the fabricated from an interplay between sound (acoustics), brain (cognition), and physique (physiology), Silverman specializes in the practical effects in their interplay. Now with each one bankruptcy supplemented via a piece on "Doing Phonology†?, including phonological examples from a wide corpus of knowledge, this increased moment version deals a provocative creation to phonological idea. This booklet is vital studying for all scholars and researchers of phonology who're already accustomed to the normal methods and offers either a brand new theoretical heritage and the mechanical instruments for actually winning phonological analyses.

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