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A Practical Introduction to Phonetics. Natural Language Syntax Peter W. Review For further reading References Appendix: Co-articulation and sequences ; 7.

It is widely considered nowadays to be only a pedagogically convenient fiction see Roach, ; Faber,; Brown, Mar 17, Michael Sorrentino rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: However, many might argue as to the extent and depth of understanding required introduvtion the ESL teacher.

Compositional Semantics Pauline Jacobson. Take care to retain the articulation for at least 5 seconds after you have abolished the initiation. Soosa Jredah rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Open Preview See a Problem?

Basic components of speech ; 3. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J.

All sounds involve two basic components – initiation an airstream and articulation. Though the book was still to an extent English-focused when it came to the finer details, it was nice that it held a wider view in the more general areas and drew examples from many different languages.


Table of Contents 1. The cardinal vowels 9.

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Particularly pleasing are the experiments it contains. From back flap of “A Practicaln Introduction to Phonetics”: Stephen Nichols rated it liked it Oct 02, Uzhdarchios rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Other books in this series. Stricture types ; 5. Linguistic Typology Jae Jung Song. The Best Books of By actually articulating sounds and attending to the motor sensations they produce, readers acquire a deep, personal awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification.

That is, the topic of the book is general or theoretical phonetics, which is approached in a practical way.

Breathe in, start up [ssssssi then, while carefully maintaining the [s]-articulation, suddenly abolish the initiation – i. Toshinobu rated it liked it Feb 28, A Practical Introduction to Phonetics J. A third basic component ; 4. Jan 01, Emma Lindhagen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Numerous diagrams and tables illustrate the approach.

A practical introduction to phonetics

Jezebelle Creek rated it really liked it Sep 05, Jan 06, Itsbecka rated it really liked it Shelves: The margins are very wide and the paper quality is perfect for writing notes in pencil. 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.


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