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Introducing Phonetic Science (Cambridge Introductions to Language and Linguistics)

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This accessible new textbook presents a practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. Assuming no prior knowledge of the topic, it introduces students to the fundamental concepts in phonetic science, and equips them with the essential skills needed for recognizing, describing and transcribing a range of speech sounds. With numerous graded exercises enabling students to put these skills into practice, Introducing Phonetic Science provides a solid foundation in phonetics, and will be invaluable to students beginning courses in linguistics, speech sciences, language pathology and language therapy.

Synopsis:

This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. Assuming no prior knowledge of the topic, it introduces students to the fundamental concepts in phonetic science, and equips them with the essential skills needed for recognizing, describing and transcribing a range of speech sounds.

Synopsis:

This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to speech; 2. Voice; 3. Place of articulation; 4. Manner of articulation; 5. Vowels; 6. Voice II; 7. Airstream mechanisms; 8. Speech sounds and speech movements; 9. Basic phonological concepts; 10. Suprasegmentals; 11. Speaker and hearer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521808828
Author:
Ashby, Michael
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Maidment, John
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Phonetics & Phonics
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Phonetics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Linguistics - Phonetics & Phonology
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Language and Linguistics
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
222
Dimensions:
9.70x6.80x.80 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. Assuming no prior knowledge of the topic, it introduces students to the fundamental concepts in phonetic science, and equips them with the essential skills needed for recognizing, describing and transcribing a range of speech sounds.
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