Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

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Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

English | 2000 | ISBN: 0582364671 | 2nd Edition | Scan PDF | 400 Pages | 126 MB

Alphabet Reference
The Longman Pronunciation Dictionary is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pronunciation dictionary available.
This expanded and completely updated new edition includes:
135,000 pronunciations, giving full coverage of both British and American English using the alphabet of the International Phonetic Association
over 200 graphs showing pronunciation preferences of British and American speakers, and how these are changing, for words like controversy, either, harass, and garage -based on Professor Wells’s unique Pronunciation Preference Poll over the Internet
recommended pronunciations clearly shown in blue for each word, as well as other pronunciations in common use
stress patterns for thousands of compounds and idioms
more than 50 Spelling-to-sound hoxes and 35 language Panels
thousands of proper names
pronunciation in the language of origin, as well as English, for words and names from foreign languages



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