The Sounds of German (Paperback)

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How are the sounds of German produced? How do German speakers stress their words? How have the sounds of German Developed over time? This book provides a clear introduction to the sounds of German, designed particularly for english-speaking students of the language. Topics covered include the role of the organs of speech, the state of the vocal cords and the differences between vowels and consonants. The articulation, distribution and spelling and the major variants of each sound are examined in detail. The book also discusses the regional differencs between dialects and between the national standard varieties in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Students are encouraged to put theory into practice with end-of-chapter questions. Setting a solid foundation in the description and analysis of German sounds, The Sounds of German will help students improve their pronunciation of the language by introducing them to the basics of its sound system.


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521694629
SKU 214954374
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521694620
Release Date 6/8/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0269
Publisher Cambridge University Press
$62.96 + free shipping
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