John Wells is a Professor of Phonetics at University College London. His interests centre on the phonetic and phonological description of languages but also extend to lexicography and language teaching. He directs UCL’s annual Summer Course in English Phonetics. He is a frequent contributor to BBC radion (R2, R4, R5, BBC English). Based in Britain at UCL throughout his career, he has over the years given invited lectures in many different countries throughout the world. His best known publications are Accents of English (3 vols, Cambridge University Press 1982) and Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (Pearson Education, second edition 2000).Présentation de l'éditeur :
Based on Professor Wells’ Pronunciation Preference Internet Poll, this authoritative reference shows over 135,000 different pronunciations from British and American English, including technical vocabulary and proper names.
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Description du livre Longman Group United Kingdom, 1993. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0582964113