UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Recommended Reading


To prepare for the course, you could study one or more of the following. If accepted as a member of the IPA examination strand, please bring with you the asterisked items*, for use on the course.
  • *P. Ashby (2005) Speech Sounds. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge.
  • *B. Collins and I. M. Mees (2013) Practical Phonetics and Phonology. 3rd Ed. London: Routledge.
  • A. Cruttenden (2014) Gimson's Pronunciation of English. 8th Ed. London: Routledge.
  • International Phonetic Association (1999) Handbook of the International Phonetic Association. Cambridge: CUP.
  • B. Mott, English Phonetics and Phonology for Spanish Speakers. Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2005. (UB 41 + CD).
  • J.D. O'Connor (1980) Better English Pronunciation. 2nd Ed. Cambridge: CUP.
  • P. Roach (2009) English Phonetics and Phonology. 3rd Ed. Cambridge: CUP. 
  • P. Roach, J. Setter and J. Esling (eds.) (2010) English Pronouncing Dictionary. 18th Ed. Cambridge University Press.
  • *J.C. Wells, Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. Longman. Third edition, 2008.
  • J.C. Wells, 2006. English Intonation. Cambridge: CUP.