Course in Phonetics

ISBN-10: 1428231269
ISBN-13: 9781428231269
Edition: 6th 2011
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Get into phonetics painlessly with the best-selling A COURSE IN PHONETICS and its useful CD with over 4,000 recordings of English and other languages of the world.

Preface
Introductory Concepts
Articulation and Acoustics
Speech Production
Sound Waves
Places of Articulatory Gestures
The Oro-Nasal Process
Manners of Articulation
Stop
Oral Stop
Nasal Stop
Fricative
Approximant
Lateral (Approximant)
Additional Consonantal Gestures
The Waveforms of Consonants
The Articulation of Vowel Sounds
The Sounds of Vowels
Suprasegmentals
Exercises
Phonology and Phonetic Transcription
The Transcription of Consonants
The Transcription of Vowels
Consonant and Vowel Charts
Phonology
Exercises
Performance Exercises
English Phonetics
The Consonants of English
Stop Consonants
Fricatives
Affricates
Nasals
Approximants
Overlapping Gestures
Rules for English Consonant Allophones
Diacritics
Exercises
Performance Exercises
English Vowels
Transcription and Phonetic Dictionaries
Vowel Quality
The Auditory Vowel Space
American and British Vowels
Diphthongs
Rhotic Vowels
Unstressed Syllables
Tense and Lax Vowels
Rules for English Vowel Allophones
Exercises
Performance Exercises
English Words and Sentences
Words in Connected Speech
Stress
Degrees of Stress
Sentence Rhythm
Intonation
Target Tones
Exercises
Performance Exercises
General Phonetics
Airstream Mechanisms and Phonation Types
Airstream Mechanisms
Slates of the Glottis
Voice Onset Time
Summary of Actions of the Glottis
Exercises
Performance Exercises
Consonantal Gestures
Articulatory Targets
Types of Articulatory Gestures
Stops
Nasals
Fricatives
Trills, Taps, and Flaps
Laterals
Summary of Manners of Articulation
Exercises
Performance Exercises
Acoustic Phonetics
Source/Filter Theory
Tube Models
Perturbation Theory
Acoustic Analysis
Acoustics of Consonants
Interpreting Spectrograms
Individual Differences
Exercises
Vowels and Vowel-like Articulations
Cardinal Vowels
Secondary Cardinal Vowels
Vowels in Other Accents of English
Vowels in Other Languages
Advanced Tongue Root
Rhotacized Vowels
Nasalization
Summary of Vowel Quality
Semivowels
Secondary Articulatory Gestures
Exercises
Performance Exercises
Syllables and Suprasegmental Features
Syllables
Stress
Length
Timing
Intonation and Tone
Stress, Tone, and Pitch Accent Languages
Exercises
Performance Exercises
Linguistic Phonetics
Phonetics of the Community and of the Individual
The International Phonetic Alphabet
Feature Hierarchy
A Problem with Linguistic Explanations
Controlling Articulatory Movements
Memory for Speech
The Balance between Phonetic Forces
Performance Exercises
Additional Material for Transciption
Suggestions for Contributors to the Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Notes
Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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