This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through the intonational phonology of thirteen typologically different languages and the transcription system of prosody known as Tones and Break Indices (ToBI). This is the first book introducing the history and principles of this system, and it covers European languages, Asian languages, an Australian aboriginal language, and an American Indian language. It is the first book on intonation that includes sound files on a CD-ROM.
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Sun-Ah Jun is an Associate Professor at the Department of Linguistics, UCLA, where she teaches phonetics, intonation, and phonology. She has been teaching at UCLA since she obtained her Ph.D from Ohio State University in 1993. She has also taught at the 2001 LSA Summer Institute, Santa Barbara, California. Her research focuses on Intonational Phonology, Laboratory Phonology, Phonology-Syntax interface, and the role of prosody in semantics, language acquisition, and sentence processing. She has published a book, The Phonetics and Phonology of Korean Prosody: Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Structure (Garland Publishing, Inc.).
This is a very useful contribution to the literature on intonation and prosody * D. Robert Ladd Phonology *
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2005. Book Condition: Good. Har/Com. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94171737