A major new edition of the classic guide to English pronunciation: *Over 18, 000 new entries added *Full coverage of North American pronunciation *New, clearer layout *Stress patterns of thousands of compounds and idioms Areas of coverage have been selected to reflect today's interests and needs, and, as well as general vocabulary, include: *People: from ancient times to people in the news today *Places: thousands of British and US place names as well as major towns and cities of the world *Science and technology: including computing, medicine and communications * Literature: authors, place names and characters from major works of literature *Encyclopedic: religions, philosophies, historic events All pronunciations use the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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A major new edition of the classic guide to English pronunciation by two of today's most eminent phoneticians. Major features include: *Over 18, 000 new entries added *Full coverage of North American pronunciation An indispensable reference for anyone needing a reliable guide to pronunciation.Review:
'The depth of detail and extended coverage of this new edition is remarkable, and the typesetting - always a critical feature of a phonetics dictionary - exemplary. It will rank as one of the major publishing achievements of the decade.' Professor David Crystal
'A wonderful addition to any student or teacher library ... ' EL Gazette , 1997
'It is an excellent response by Cambridge (which has inherited 'Jones' from Dent) to its Longman rival, the Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (1990) ... ' English Today, 1997
'I have no hesitation in thoroughly reommending this new edition for all reference collections.' Reference Reviews, 1997
'A copy of the EPD would be a valuable addition to any English department.' IATEFL Newsletter Issue no.140, 1997
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Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press, 1997. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110521452724