A Practical Introduction to Phonetics has 62 ratings and 6 reviews. Emma said: A great book with a very practical approach. Don’t do the exercises in pub. This book is an introduction to practical phonetics, the description and classification of the sounds of speech. Catford’s unique interactive approach leads. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J.C. Catford, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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As the book cover rightly states, he ‘is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time’. Paperbackpages. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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. However, many might argue as to the extent and depth of understanding required by the ESL teacher. Catford is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Michigan.
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That is, the topic of the book is general or theoretical phonetics, which is approached in a practical way. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Click HERE to register. Basic components of speech ; 3. Hannah rated it liked it May 02, There are many competing introductions to phonetics on the market. Brewer and Jim Westerman Request examination copy. US Higher Education Not for profit. Co-articulation and sequences ; 7. Jan 01, Emma Lindhagen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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It is widely accepted nowadays that the reason why some learners of English continue to sound foreign and remain unintelligible is as much to do with the suprasegmental features of stress, rhythm, intonation and voice quality, as it is with the segmental consonant and vowel features, on which attention has traditionally been concentrated see my article in this issue. Informed throughout by recent research in aerodynamics and acoustics, itroduction 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.
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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 Rpactical Alphabet Chart ; a revised further reading section that includes recent publications; and additional references to several important new publications.
Very useful in learning all the possible sounds the human vocal system can produce. Islam Youssef rated it liked it Feb 05,