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The sounds of Spanish. (CD-ROM included).


The sounds of Spanish. (CD-ROM included)

Hualde, Jose Ignacio.

Cambridge U. Pr.


316 pages




Designed in particular for an English-speaking audience, Hualde's (Spanish and linguistics, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) textbook is suitable for use in introductory courses in Spanish phonetics and phonology, for independent study and as a reference text for individuals seeking information about Spanish pronunciation. Coverage includes the basic concepts of phonological analysis, geographical and social variation in Spanish pronunciation, consonants and vowels, acoustics, syllables, the main phonological processes, vowels, plosives, fricatives and affricates, nasals, liquids, the main morphological alternations, stress, and intonation. All the sounds described in the book are demonstrated on the accompanying audio CD.

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