A COURSE IN PHONETICS 6th International Student Edition BOOK + CD-ROM PACK
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Peter Ladefoged's A COURSE IN PHONETICS, International Edition remains the authoritative text for the study of phonetics. Retaining Ladefoged's student-friendly writing style, the Sixth Edition introduces concepts of speech production, describes speech in acoustic terms, and teaches practical phonetic skills including IPA transcription. Expanded sections on acoustic phonetics and speech motor control bring instructors up to date and help students use tools for digital inspection and manipulation of speech. Numerous updates include MRI images of vocal tracts. The included CD-ROM contains over 4,000 audio files of nearly 100 languages, as well as maps keyed to sounds of languages where they are spoken. The CD also contains material for every chapter, such as recordings of the tables, many examples, and the exercises. Features The CD included with and keyed to the text has over 4,000 recordings of Englishes and other languages, maps of language areas, exercises and tables in the text, and so on. Demonstrations of the phonetic performance exercises are provided, and most exercises can be downloaded and printed. Also includes recordings of British and American English for transcription exercises; speech samples for Southern (U.S.) and Northern (U.S.) cities; and recordings of London, Edinburgh, Dublin, New Zealand, and other forms of English. Extras on the CD include map indexes and recordings of the IPA chart sounds and many other languages. This text offers a broad overview of phonetics for students with no prior knowledge. A COURSE IN PHONETICS is a comprehensive, straightforward account of the major aspects of the phonetics of English and the major features of the sounds of the world''s languages by two of the world''s leading phoneticians. Students will appreciate the clear introduction to main concepts of articulatory phonetics, which analyzes speech as a sequence of gestures of tongue, lips, and other vocal organs in combination with airflow.
- ISBN: 1428231277
- EAN: 9781428231276