UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Recommended Reading

To prepare for the course, you could study one or more of the following.

  • P. Ashby (2005) Speech Sounds. 2nd Ed. Routledge.
  • B. Collins, I. M. Mees and P. Carley (2019) Practical English Phonetics and Phonology. 4th Ed. Routledge.
  • P. Carley, I. M. Mees and B. Collins (2017) English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice. Routledge. (Japanese edition, trans. H. Miura, Tokyo: Taishukan, 2020.)
  • A. Cruttenden (2014) Gimson's Pronunciation of English. 8th Ed. Routledge.
  • P. Roach (2009) English Phonetics and Phonology. 4th Ed. CUP. 
  • J.C. Wells, 2006. English Intonation. CUP.

  • Also of use:
  • International Phonetic Association (1999) Handbook of the International Phonetic Association. CUP.
  • G. Lindsey (2019) English After RP: Standard British Pronunciation Today. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • P. Roach, J. Setter and J. Esling (eds.) (2010) English Pronouncing Dictionary. 18th Ed. CUP.
  • J. Setter (2019) Your Voice Speaks Volumes: It's Not What You Say, But How You Say It. OUP.
  • J.C. Wells (2008) Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. 3rd Ed. Longman.