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Title:Spanish Pronunciation & Accents
Subtitle:Geo-social Applications of the Natural Phonetics & Tonetics Method
Author:Canepari, Luciano
Year of Publication:2022
Place of Publication:München (Alemania)

The pronunciations of neutral European and American Spanish are described according to the principles of Natural Phonotonetics. The vowels, consonants, structures, stress, and intonation are also presented for the traditional, colloquial, and mediatic accents, in addition to all regional accents all over the world. Also included are phonopses of foreign accents of Spanish, of American native languages, of diachronic stages, of foreign languages for useful comparisons. Some phonotonetic transcriptions and a phono-dictionary of more than 1,600 words are also provided.

Subject Area(s):Fonética, Fonología
Table of Contents
First part: Phonotonetics and Spanish generalities
1. A general introduction
- About 'International' Spanish pronunciation
2. Pronunciation and phonetics

3. The phono-articulatory apparatus

- The vocal folds
4. The classification of sounds
5. Comparison between RFE and canIPA symbols

6. Bad and good ways to show the vowels of Spanish

7. Vowels & vocoids

8. Spanish vowels in detail

9. Diphthongs

10. Consonants & contoids

11. Phonation types

12. Nasals

13. Stops

14. Stopstrictives (or ‘affricates')

15. Constrictives (or ‘fricatives')

16. Spanish s /s/

17. Approximants (or ‘frictionless continuants')

18. Trills 6 taps (or ‘rhotics')

19. Laterals

20. Simplification

21. Vowels and vowel-like approximants

22. Vowel clusters between words

23. Vowel and consonant clusters between words

24. Consonant clusters (within and between words)

25. Word stress

26. Sentence stress

27. Stress with particular words

28. Secondary stress

29. Prominence, rhythm, and pauses

30. Pitch, rate, & phono-texts

31. A first approach to intonation

32. A second step towards intonation

33. On protunes & tunes

34. The intonation of the two neutral accents

35. Questions

36. Tune modifications

37. Parentheses and quotations

38. Considerations on communicative ‘roles'

39. Considerations on intonation

40. Paraphonics

41. Paraphonic use of pitch

42. Other paraphonic elements

43. Conversations

44. Mini-phono-dictionary

45. Mediatic European-Spanish pronunciation

46. Uneducated & colloquial pronunciation

47. Two diachronic stages

Second part: the World's regional accents of Spanish


Series or CollectionLINCOM Studies in Phonetics, 35
Format:libro impreso
Price: 182,00 EUR

Fecha de publicación en Infoling:21 de November de 2022
Ulrich Lueders