Structure of English, The: Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology

By Thomas E. Murray

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jul 15, 1994

Table of Contents

Foreword: To the Teacher.

Foreword: To the Student.

1. The Structure of English Phonetics.
Basic Definitions.
Sounds and Spellings in English.
An Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet.
The Making of Sounds.
For Further Study: More on the Articulatory Apparatus.
Consonants in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
For Further Study: Additional and Alternate Consonant IPA Symbols.
Vowel in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
For Further Study: Additional and Alternate Vowel IPA Symbols.
Suprasegmentals.
Broad versus Narrow Transcription.
For Further Study: Diacritical Marks and Their Meanings.
Kinds of Pronunciation.
Coarticulation.
For Further Study: Natural Classes of Phonetic Sounds.
Hints for Doing Good Transcription.
Summary and Review.
Exercises for Further Thought and Application.

2. The Structure of English Phonology.
Basic Definitions.
Phonotactics: Some Sound Patterns of English.
Two Kinds of Rules.
For Further Study: Linguistic Notation and Descriptive Rules.
More Sound Patterns of English.
Phonological Processes: Optional versus Obligatory.
For Further Study: Distinctive Features.
Hints for Solving Phonological Problems.
Summary and Review.
Exercises for Further Thought and Application.

3. The Structure of English Morphology.
Basic Definitions.
Kinds of Morphemes.
Inflectional Morphemes.
Derivational Morphemes.
Methods of Making Words.
Summary and Review.
Exercises for Further Thought and Application.
Answers to Exercises.

Glossary.

Index.

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-16053-0

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-16053-2

Format: Book

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