A Course in Phonetics

A Course in Phonetics

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Provides a broad overview of the branches of phonetics for students with no prior knowledge. Ladefoged's approach builds on the basics, beginning with technical terms required for describing speech and transcription symbols before moving on to the phonetics of English and other languages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Florence, United States
  • 3rd edition
  • Further reading, sources, glossary, index
  • 0155001736
  • 9780155001732

Table of contents

Articulatory phonetics; phonology and phonetic transcription; the consonants of English; English vowels and phonological rules; English words and sentences; airstream mechanisms and phonation types; place and manner of articulation; acoustic phonetics; vowels and vowel-like articulations; syllables and suprasegmental features; linguistic phonetics.
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