Books and References

This page lists the references used in writing of the texts on this site. It is gradually updated/sorted.

  • Allen, Robert.  How to Write Better English. London: Penguin, 2005.
  • Aitchison, James. Cassell’s Dictionary of English Grammar. London: Cassell & Co. 1996.
  • Princeton University Dictionary. Word Web Pro. Online:
  • Campbell, Lyle. Historical Linguistics, An Introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998.
  • Clark, John. An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1990.
  • Crystal, David. How Language Works. Penguin Books Ltd, 2008.
  • Gimson, A. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English by A. C. Gimson. 2nd ed. London: Edward Arnold, 1970.
  • Hale, Mark. Historical Linguistics: Theory and Method. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  • Hock, Hans Henrich. Principles of Historical Linguistics. New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1991.
  • Johnson, Keith. Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics. 2nd ed. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Pub, 2003.
  • Jones, Daniel. An Outline of English Phonetics. 9th ed. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975.
  • Kent, Raymond, and Charles Read. The Acoustic Analysis of Speech. San Diego: Singular, 1996.
  • Ladefoged, Peter. Elements of Acoustic Phonetics. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
  • Lehmann, Wilfred. P. Historical Linguistics: An Introduction. London: Routledge, 1992.
  • Laver, John. “Linguistic Phonetics.” The Handbook of Linguistics. Ed. Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
  • McGilvray, James. “Introduction.” McGilvray, James, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky. New York: Cambridge Collections Online, Cambridge University Press, 2007. 1-20.
  • Mlinar, Romeo. “Pronunciation of English Diphthongs by Speakers of Serbian: Acoustic Characteristics”, MA Thesis. University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, 2011. Web: :
  • O’Connor J. D. Advanced Phonetic Reader. Cambridge: year not known.
  • O’Connor, J. D. Phonetics. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.
  • Ogden, Richard. An Introduction to English Phonetics. Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
  • Pinker, Steven. Language Instinct. London: Penguin, 1995.
  • Swan, Michael. Practical English Usage. Oxford University Press 2003.
  • Thomson, A. J., Martinet A. V. A Practical English Grammar. London: Oxford University Press 2004.
  • Trask, R. L. Language and Linguistics, The Key Concepts. Abingdon: Routledge, 2007.
  • Robinson, Tony. BEEP (British English Example Pronunciations). 1996. Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK. Accessed Aug. 2010. <>
  • Wardhaugh, Ronald. Proper English: Myths and Misunderstandings About Language. Wiley-Blackwell, 1999.
  • Ward, Grady. Moby Lexicons. “Moby Hyphenator II”. 1993. Accessed Aug. 2010 <>