Monday, 7 February 2011

Rhymes and Rhythm

I just received a copy of Rhymes and Rhythm by Michael Vaughan-Rees (2nd ed. 2010). The book has 112 pages and comes with 1 CD-ROM and 1 DVD. I got it for GBP 22.69. The 1st ed. was published in 1994 by Macmillan.
Here's the table of contents:
  • Part I - Syllables, stress and rhythm
    •  Ch. 1: Syllables, stress and rhythm
  • Part II - Stress in words and phrases
    • Ch. 2: Stress in verbs
    • Ch. 3: Stress in nouns and adjectives
    • Ch. 4: Stress in compounds and phrases
    • Ch. 5: Stress patterns in words and phrases
    • Ch. 6: Stress shift
  • Part III - Fast, natural speech
    • Ch. 7: Introduction to fast, natural speech
    • Ch. 8: Elision
    • Ch. 9: Assimilation
  • Part IV - Playing with poems
  • credit: www.michaelvr.com
    Michael Vaughan-Rees
    • Ch. 10: Limericks
    • Ch. 11: Other types of poem
    • Ch. 12: Similes, sayings and sounds
  • Appendices
    • Appendix 1: Key to the tasks
    • Appendix 2: Completed poems
    • Appendix 3: Book map
    • Appendix 4: CD-ROM thumbnails
More on the book's contents in a later post.

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