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Gimson''s Pronunciation Of English


This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line with recent changes in pronunciation. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside a justification for the change from RP to GB.




Gimson''s Pronunciation of English



Since its first publication in 1962, "Gimson s Pronunciation of English" has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line with recent changes in pronunciation. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside a justification for the change from RP to GB. A further bonus to this important text is its extensive and attractive new Companion Website (www.routledge.com/cw/cruttenden), which now includes moment-by-moment commentaries on videos showing the articulation of all GB consonants and vowels in spoken phrases, as well as cross-referencing between the book and these videos. The Companion Website also includes new recordings of Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English, and features links to recordings of recent and current GB with comments and transcriptions. Comprehensive yet accessible, "Gimson s Pronunciation of English "remains the indispensable reference book for anyone for anyone with an interest in English phonetics."


This research aimed to investigate the interference of the Malay language in Pronouncing English voiceless stops by EFL students in Pontianak. The design of this research was a descriptive study. The total participants were 15 EFL students whose mother tongue is Malay. This research used a pronunciation test to collect pronunciation data through an audio recorder as the main tool. Pronunciation test sheet consisted 21 English words contains English voiceless stops phoneme /p/, /t/, and /k/. Based on the research findings, after conducting a pronunciation test the data showed that from 315 English words that had been tested there were 129 words in total found mispronounced by the students. Mostly, mispronunciation happened when pronouncing phoneme /p/ that was 56 times from 105 chances, followed by phoneme /t/ that was 42 times from 105 chances and phoneme /k/ which 31 errors from 105 chances. Based on the research findings, mother tongue indicated interfere students` pronunciation in pronouncing English words at Pontianak.


Hakim, M. A. R. (2012). An Analysis Of Phonetics b, d, g, j, ʤ, and ð into English pronunciation for Java Students (A Study On Java Students at English Department on STAIN Bengkulu Academic Year 2011-2012). International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol 2, No 20. 041b061a72


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