English Phonology: Variation and Comparison on American English and describes the phonological variation that characterizes it and distinguishes it from other English varieties. More specifically, the volume is structured in three Chapters: Chapter 1 offers an overview of the historical evolution of American English and its dialects by emphasizing the influence that the main settlers had on the development of its phonology; Chapter 2 focuses on the differences between American English and British English; and Chapter 3 deals with the diatopic variation within American English and describes its main dialects.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine57
ISBN (stampa)978-88-8311-746-6
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2010


  • American English
  • Phonology


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