Dr. Rachael-Anne Knight
Senior Lecturer in Phonetics
Division of Language and Communication Science
City University London
Tel: 020 7040 8081
email: knight@city.ac.uk or rachaelanne@cantab.net

PAPERS   |   BOOKS   |  

See my prosody research page to download chapters from my PhD thesis

Knight, R-A., Setter, J. and Noble, P.  (in prep). 'Articulatory Phonetics',  Methods in Teaching Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics.
Knight, R-A., Villafana Dalcher,C. and Jones,M.J. (in prep.). Rhotic development in speakers of Southern British English:  Acoustic and Impressionist Analyses
Knight, R-A. and Botting, N. (submitted). 'Organising student research projects: an evaluation of a structured choice format'.
Starr-Marshall, T., Knight, R.-A.,  Martin, S. and  Pring, T.  (submitted). 'Recordings of disordered speech: The effect of 3 modes of audiovisual presentation on transcription agreement'.
Knight, R-A., Dipper, L. and Cruice, M. (2013). 'The use of video in preparing students for phonetics viva voce exams'.  British Journal of Educational Technology, 44, 6,  E217-219.
Knight, R-A., Cruice, M., Dipper, L. (2013). Using video to prepare students for components of phonetics orals. Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference 2013, 47-50.
Smith, R., Holmes-Elliott, S., Pettinato, M. and Knight, R-A. (2013).  'Cross-accent intelligibility of speech-in-noise: Long-term familiarity and short-term familiarization'.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Knight, R-A. and Hawkins, S. (2013) 'Research Methods in Speech Perception', Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics, pp. 21-38.
Starr-Marshall, T., Martin, S. and Knight, R-A. (2013) 'Clinical Phonetics',  Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics, pp. 170-182.
Waring, R. and Knight, R-A. (2013).  'How should children with speech sound disorders be classified? A review and critical evaluation of current classification systems', International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 48, 1, 24 -40 .
Knight, R-A. (2011). 'Towards a cognitive model of phonetic transcription'. Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference 2011, 17-20.
Knight, R-A., and Maguire, E.  (2011). 'The relationship between short-term memory and the phonetic transcription accuracy of speech and language therapy students'. Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference 2011, 21-24. .
Knight, R-A. (2011). 'Assessing the temporal reliability of rhythm metrics.'. Journal of the International Phonetics Association, 41, 3, 271-281.

Knight, R-A. (2010) Sounds for study: Speech and language therapy students' use and perception of exercise podcasts for phonetics. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 22, 3, 269-276.

Knight, R-A. (2010) 'Transcribing nonsense words:  The effect of numbers of repetitions and voices'Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 24, No. 6: 473

Knight, R-A. (2009) 'Feeling confident about transcription (?): A student survey concerning numbers of repetitions and new voices'. Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference, 2009, University College London.

Knight, R-A. (2008). 'The shape of nuclear falls and their effect on the perception of pitch and prominence: peaks vs. plateaux'. Language and Speech, 51 (3), 223-244.

Villafaña Dalcher, C., Knight, R-.A. and Jones, M.J (2008). 'Cue switching in the perception of approximants: evidence from two English dialects' invited for publication in Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 14.2: Selected Papers from NWAV 36. 

Knight, R-A., C. Villafana Dalcher, and M.J.Jones, (2007) 'A real-time case study of rhotic acquisition in Southern British English' . In Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences XVI

Knight, R-A. and Cocks, N. (2007) 'The rhythm of a person with right hemisphere damage: applying the Pairwise Variability Index'. Advances in Speech and Language Pathology, 9, 3, 256-264.

Knight, R-A. and Nolan, F. (2006) 'The effect of pitch span on intonational plateaux' . Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 36, 1, 21-38.

Knight, R-A.(2004) 'The realisation of intonational plateaux: Effects of foot structure' in L. Astruc and M. Richards (eds.) Cambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics, 1, 157-164 (2004) 

Knight, R-A. (2002) ' The influence of pitch span on intonational plateaux' in B. Bel and I. Marlien (eds.) Proceedings of the Speech Prosody conference, Aix-en-Provence, 439-442 (2002)



Whitworh, N. and Knight, R-A. (eds.).  (in prep).  Methods in Teaching Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. J &R Press

Jones, M. J. and Knight, R-A. (eds).  (2013). Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics. London: Bloomsbury. 

Knight, R-A. (2012). Phonetics: a coursebook. Cambridge: CUP.