occasional observations on English pronunciation features, phonetics, teaching and learning
Wednesday, 22 June 2011
This theory part is fairly long; it is divided in three main sections dealing with the
A. standard pronunciation in Germany
B. standard pronunciation in Austria and the
C. standard pronunciation in German-speaking Switzerland.
One of the most interesting chapters is section A.7.3.4, which deals with the germanisation of English names and words. This section (to be found on pp. 138-143) was written by William J Barry, former (1992 - 2008) Professor of Phonetics at the University of Saarbrücken, Germany.
There are three blog posts on this dictionary available here. They made me get hold of the book. The price is €39.95.
More on the dictionary in a future entry.
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