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ERIC Number: EJ518087
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-2919
Received Pronunciation and "Realphonetik."
Shibles, Warren
World Englishes, v14 n3 p357-76 Nov 1995
This article argues that British Received Pronunciation (RP) is inconsistently defined, arbitrary, and anachronistic, and that it should be replaced as an instructional concept by British Pronunciation (BP), which would be based on an actual and adequate descriptive phonetics, called here "Realphonetik." Contains 77 references. (MDM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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