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A Practical Introduction to Phonetics
Hannah rated it liked it May 02, It systematically covers all types of speech modification breath, voice, whisper, creakarticulation the ways in which the air stream is finally modulated to generate specific types of soundand prosodic features stress, syllable, tone, intonation. Go directly to catfod online catalogue.
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Sound systems of languages A basic knowledge of general phonetics, Catford argues, is of use to many groups: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J.C. Catford
Want to Read saving…. The History of Languages Tore Janson. Kramer and Ryan S. Now in a new practicao, this unique interactive introduction to the study of phonetics shows students how to examine the entire range of human sounds through a series of introspective experiments carried out in their own vocal tracts.
New format and text design Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the most recent International Phonetic Introvuction Chart Revisions to 9 figures Text updated and clarified for ease of reading Revised further reading section with catfkrd publications and more attention to aerodynamics, acoustics, and prosodies New references to the most important new publications show more.
This second edition of A Practical Introduction to Phonetics features a new format and text design; updated use of phonetic symbols in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart ; a revised further reading section that includes recent publications; and additional references to several important new publications.
Jakob rated it it was ok Jan 23, Very useful in learning all the possible sounds the human vocal system can cafford.
In this way, the reader acquires a personal awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification rather than a merely intellectual knowledge of them. Prosodic features ; Sound systems of languages ; Brewer and Jim Westerman Request examination copy.
Book ratings by Goodreads. All sounds involve two basic components – initiation an airstream and articulation. This text also includes a chapter on sound systems–the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of humans.
A practical introduction to phonetics
The margins are very wide and the paper quality is perfect for writing notes in pencil. Soosa Jredah rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Description An understanding of phonetics – of the mechanisms of speech, of how the sounds of language are produced, and of how they can be analysed and classified – is an essential acquirement for all those who have to deal with language and languages either theoretically or practically.
Linguistic Categorization John R. Joss rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Jezebelle Creek rated it really liked it Sep 05, Informed throughout by recent research in aerodynamics and acoustics, this highly practical text is ideal for courses in introduction to phonetics and will be of interest to a wide range of students and teachers of languages, linguistics, speech therapy, and anthropology.
Catford is to be warmly welcomed. However, its concentration on segmental features of speech at the expense of suprasegmentals, and the fact that it deals with several physiological possibilities which are not widespread in languages of the world, mean that its usefulness for ESL teachers is limited.
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