Aspects of Spoken Language deals with sounds and related matters in natural languages. Its focus is a simpli?cation of otherwise difficult concepts and issues in speech production and perception. Students, lecturers and general readers in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education will finnd the book a welcome source to retum to. For those in departments of English, Lnguistics, Education, Communication Arts and Theatre Arts, the book will remain invaluable or undergraduate students in partict lar and for advanced students who need additional clari?cation on specific topics treated.
Both David Eka and Inyang Udofot are professors of English in the University of Uyo. They have had several years of experience of teaching phonetics and editing jourrals in the Faculty of Arts and the Department of English, Uriiversity of Uyo. They have also published journal articles and book chapters nationally and internationally. Professor Eka has published, among others, Elements of Grammar and Mechanics of the English Language, Phonological Foundation I : English and Issues in Nigerian English Usage. Professor (Mrs) lnyang Udofot has published among others A Critical Review of Seven West African Poems, English Semantics and An Introduction to the Morphology of English.
Aspects of spoken language was first published in 1996. It has been reprinted twice: 2001 and 2009.