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A practical introduction to phonetics
Joss rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Linguistic Categorization John R. He has wide and varied teaching experience, having worked for several years for the British Council in Greece, Egypt, and Palestine, and subsequently in the Universitie From back flap of “A Practicaln Introduction to Phonetics”: Any new publication on phonetics by J.
Now repeat the experiment with an [si-articulation. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics J. In addition, there is a chapter on sound systems – the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of man.
Monday – Friday, 8: Other books in this series. 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.
J.C. Catford () A Practical Introduction to Phonetics
Review Text Review from previous edition ‘an introduction to general phonetics that integrates the articulatory and the acoustic aspects of the subject in a way that few other introductory works do; that gives a comprehensive view of the whole subject’ Kritikon Litterarum show more. Refresh and introductin again.
All sounds involve two basic components – initiation an airstream and articulation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Now in a new edition, 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. Catford’s account of rhythm owes much to the theory of Abercrombie e. Review For further reading References Appendix: Uzhdarchios rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Jezebelle Creek rated it really liked it Sep 05, My edition of this textbook was neither of those things.
A Practical Introduction to Phonetics – Paperback – J. C. Catford – Oxford University Press
The rationale is that the reader may learn only so much from verbal descriptions, but that his understanding will be deeper if it is based on introspection and investigation of his own performance, with the aim of bringing articulatory gestures under conscious control. By actually articulating sounds and attending to the motor sensations they produce, readers acquire a deep, introdduction awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification.
But it’s nice to read about other languages too. He is author of numerous influential articles in phonetics, and of “A Linguistic Theory of Translation” and “Fundamental Problems in Phonetics” Co-articulation and sequences ; 7. 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.
The Grammar of Words Geert Booij. As with Ladefogedit ‘is a course in phonetics, not a book about phonetics’ Phoneticw, There are many competing introductions to phonetics on the market.
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The cardinal vowels ; 9. Informed throughout by recent research in aerodynamics and acoustics, this highly practical text introduchion 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.
Diachronic Syntax Ian Roberts. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics. Particularly pleasing are the experiments it contains. Catford would seem to be the ideal person to put ingroduction the facts of English rhythm. New format and text design Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the most recent International Phonetic Alphabet Chart Revisions to 9 figures Text updated and clarified for ease of reading Revised further reading section with recent publications and more attention to aerodynamics, acoustics, and prosodies New references to the most important new publications ti more.
It systematically covers all types of speech modification breath, voice, whisper, creakarticulation the ways in which the air stream Now in a new edition, 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.
A third basic component 4. The cardinal vowels 9. Bolinger has criticised this traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows: Case Studies for Organizational Communication: Basic components of speech 3. Go directly to our online catalogue. I also loved the fact that Catford draws examples from a variety of languages, not just English, although English is the predominant language of interest.
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, practival. Principles and Parameters Peter Introdutcion. Jordan rated it it introductin amazing Dec 15, Irina rated it it was amazing Jul 13,