Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

Mixed media product Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

By (author) John Wells

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  • Publisher: Pearson Longman
  • Format: Mixed media product | 922 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 220mm x 40mm | 980g
  • Publication date: 11 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 1405881186
  • ISBN 13: 9781405881180
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 61,299

Product description

*135,000 pronuncaitions of words in both British & American English * over 200 graphs showing pronunciaiton preferences of British & American speakers * stress patterns for thousands of compounds & idioms * more than 50 Spelling-to-sound boxes and 35 Language Panels * thousands of proper names * pronunciation in the lanugage of origin as well as English

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Author information

John Wells is Emeritus Professor of Phonetics at University College London and is the former holder of the Daniel Jones Chair of Phonetics at the Univeristy of 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 radio (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, third edition 2008).