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Bien entendu! : introduction à la prononciation française /
Albert Valdman.
imprint
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1993.
description
xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0135176085
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Book
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imprint
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1993.
isbn
0135176085
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
992064
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Summaries
Main Description
Introduces basic concepts of phonetics illustrated with many examples. Features a scientific approach to the acquisition of a good French pronunciation; a modified phonetic system and comparisons with English language, dialects, and regional speech; two chapters on intonation comparing main features of different varieties of French. A helpful tool for graduate-level French pronunciation instructors.
Main Description
Introduces basic concepts of phonetics illustrated with many examples.Features a scientific approach to the acquisition of a good French pronunciation; a modified phonetic system and comparisons with English language, dialects, and regional speech; two chapters on intonation comparing main features of different varieties of French.A helpful tool for graduate-level French pronunciation instructors.
Table of Contents
Introduction
L'égalité rythmique et la structure de la syllabe
La tension articulatoire et la labialisation: les voyelles /i/ et /u/
Consonnes finales: détente, consonnes stables et consonnes muettes
L'intonation
Les liquides /l/ et /r/
Les voyelles moyennes /e/ vs. /…e/ vs. /…û/ 7
Les voyelles nasales /ã/, /õ/ et /ê/
La systeme vocalique du française standard: autres contrastes
L'enchainement, la liaison et lehaspire
La liaison facultative et aspects connexes de la liaison
La chute et le maintien des e muets
Les semi-voyelle
Aspects du système consonantique
Appendices
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