Review of Kretzschmar, W.A. Jr. The Linguistics of Speech (2009) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

  • Paweł SzudarskiEmail author
Part of the Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics book series (YCLP, volume 2)


The volume ‘The Linguistics of Speech’ is a description of the author’s own model of speech seen as a complex system, highlighting its main aspects: the continuum of linguistic behavior, extensive variation, the importance of regional/social proximity and differential frequency in social groups.


Speech Perception Linguistic Structure Linguistic Behavior Differential Frequency Speech Variant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EnglishKazimierz Wielki University in BydgoszczBydgoszczPoland

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