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The Bloomsbury Companion To Phonetics is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.

It offers a comprehensive reference resource, giving an overview of key topics and key terms in phonetics. It offers a survey of current research areas and new directions in the field as well as featuring a manageable guide to beginning or developing research. The book gives readers practical guidance for advanced study in the area.

The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field, looking at both the core and applied domains of phonetics and speech science. It offers insights into areas as diverse as the acquisition, production and perception of speech, and clinical and forensic phonetics. There is a state of the art exploration of voice and phonation, tone and intonation, phonetic pedagogy, speech technology and phonetic universals.

Synopsis:

The Bloomsbury Companion To Phonetics is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.

It offers a comprehensive reference resource, giving an overview of key topics and key terms in phonetics. It offers a survey of current research areas and new directions in the field as well as featuring a manageable guide to beginning or developing research. The book gives readers practical guidance for advanced study in the area.

The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field, looking at both the core and applied domains of phonetics and speech science. It offers insights into areas as diverse as the acquisition, production and perception of speech, and clinical and forensic phonetics. There is a state of the art exploration of voice and phonation, tone and intonation, phonetic pedagogy, speech technology and phonetic universals.

About the Author

Dr Mark Jones is Lecturer in Phonetics at City University London, UK.

Dr Rachael-Anne Knight is Senior Lecturer in Phonetics at City University London, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Rachael-Anne Knight and Mark J. Jones

1 Historical overview of phonetics, Barry Heselwood, Zeki Majeed Hassan, and Mark J. Jones

2 Research methods in speech perception, Rachael-Anne Knight and Sarah Hawkins

3 Research methods in speech production, Marija Tabain

4 Research methods in phonetic fieldwork, Andrew Butcher

5 Research methods in speech acoustics, Dominic Watt

6 Speech perception development, Valerie Hazan

7 Voice and phonation, John Esling

8 Prosody, Lluisa Astruc

9 Phonetic universals and phonetic variation, Mark J. Jones

10 Spontaneous speech, Adrian P. Simpson

11 Clinical phonetics, Tom Starr-Marshall, Susanna Martin, and Rachael-Anne Knight

12 Forensic speech science, Peter French and Louisa Stevens

13 Phonetic pedagogy, Patricia Ashby and Michael Ashby

14 An introduction to phonetic technology, Mark Huckvale

15 New directions in speech perception, Rachel Smith

16 New directions in speech production, Jonathan Harrington, Phil Hoole, and Marianne Pouplier

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441146069
Author:
Jones, Mark J.
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Author:
Knight, Rachael-Anne
Subject:
Linguistics - Phonetics & Phonology
Subject:
Education-Phonics
Subject:
Phonetics & Phonics
Series:
Bloomsbury Companions
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.2 x 0.9 in 1 lb

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The Bloomsbury Companion To Phonetics is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.

It offers a comprehensive reference resource, giving an overview of key topics and key terms in phonetics. It offers a survey of current research areas and new directions in the field as well as featuring a manageable guide to beginning or developing research. The book gives readers practical guidance for advanced study in the area.

The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field, looking at both the core and applied domains of phonetics and speech science. It offers insights into areas as diverse as the acquisition, production and perception of speech, and clinical and forensic phonetics. There is a state of the art exploration of voice and phonation, tone and intonation, phonetic pedagogy, speech technology and phonetic universals.
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