Online Catalog > Book
Check-outs :

English spelling

  • Hit:236
  • Rating:0
  • Review:0
  • Trackback:0
  • Forward:0



  • Bookmark:
轉寄 列印
第1級人氣樹(0)
人氣指樹
  • keepsite
  • Introduction
  • About Author
  • Collection(0)
  • Review(0)
  • Rating(0)

This practical workbook introduces beginners to the rules and conventions on which contemporary English spelling is based. Clearly written and organized, it is a perfect guide for self study. Topics covered include: how speech-sounds map onto each other; the extent to which words sound identical or look identical; various kinds of spelling mistakes; the main differences between American and British spelling; how and why proper names may vary from expected spelling conventions; punctuation of words by apostrophes, hyphens and capitalization; as well as possible approaches to spelling reform. With hands on language analysis and balanced insight into basic linguistic theory, English Spelling offers a solid introduction to this topic. Edward Carney is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics, University of Manchester.

Must Login
Must Login
Must Login
Must Login