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From: ellgu...@leonis.nus.sg (Anthea F Gupta)
Date: 28 Feb 1994 00:49:29 GMT
Local: Sun, Feb 27 1994 7:49 pm
Subject: Re: Books/Tapes on Received Pronunciation
Jack Campin (j...@cee.hw.ac.uk) wrote:: cd...@sugar.NeoSoft.COM (C. Duff) wrote:
: > I am seeking to purchase books and/or tapes on Received Pronunciation in
: > particular and British English in general.
It would be helpful to know why you want this.
: > If anyone knows of a bookstore or a mail-order source from which I can make
: I've never heard of a text on this; the only people who set out to learn RP
There are lots of texts and tapes & if you try the British Council, or
Books: J C Wells. 1982. (there may be a new edition out). ACCENTS OF
Gimson, A C. [new editions come out regularly -- mine is 1980] An
Hughes, Arthur & Peter Trudgill. 1979. [new edition maybe???]. English
Hope this is some use. WHY DO YOU WANT IT??????
PS You could also look at the Introduction to J C Wells's LONGMAN
Anthea (speaker on North of England English, by the way. Definitely NOT
English Language & Literature
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