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ERIC Number: EJ173748
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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How is English "A" Pronounced?
Wakelin, Martyn F.
Zielsprache Englisch, 3, 14-6, 77
Discusses, from both historical and sociolinguistic viewpoints, the changing of the phoneme /a/ in colloquial English. The rather "bright, moderately open" sound, once considered standard English, has been and is moving toward a more open and back articulation. (IFS/WGA)
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