Spanish Pronunciation & Accents
Geo-social Applications of the Natural Phonetics & Tonetics Method
with counseling by Renzo Miotti
Università Cà Foscari di Venezia; Università di Verona
The pronunciations of neutral European and American Spanish are described according to the principles of Natural Phonotonetics. The vowels, consonants, structures, stress, and intonation are also presented for the traditional, colloquial, and mediatic accents, in addition to all regional accents all over the world. Also included are phonopses of foreign accents of Spanish, of American native languages, of diachronic stages, of foreign languages for useful comparisons. Some phonotonetic transcriptions and a phono-dictionary of more than 1600 words are also provided.
Contents: Foreword. Neutral Spanish Pronunciations: European & American. Microstructures. Macrostructures. Superstructures. Texts in phonotonetic transcription. Mini-phono-dictionary. Non-neutral & non-regional accents. Two diachronic stag-es. European regional accents (and maps). Mid-northern Spain. Southern Spain. American regional accents (& maps). Mexico. Central America. Caribbean. Andes. Chile. Paraguay. Argentina & Uruguay. Six bilingual areas outside Spain & Spanish America. Phonopses of seven native languages of Spanish America. Seven European foreign accents. Six non-European foreign accents. Phonopses of fifteen European languages. Phonopses of twelve non-European languages. Main foreign consonant orograms. Selected annotated bibliography.
ISBN 9783969390764 (Hardbound). LINCOM Studies in Phonetics 35. 456pp. 2022.