"Speech Sounds": - helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician - investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds - uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept - includes examples from a wide range of languages - provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references - can complement existing course or textbook material. The new edition of "Speech Sounds" has been revised and updated throughout and includes new examples and exercises, a new appendix giving information on career prospects; and a fully updated further reading section.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Spoken and written language Chapter Two: Phonetic transcription. Chapter Three: Consonants: The role of the larynx. Chapter Four: More about vowels Chapter Five: The organs of speech and place of articulation Chapter Six: Manner and articulation and airstream mechanisms Chapter Seven: Consonant description and voice-place-manner labels Chapter Eight: The International Phonetic Alphabet Chapter Nine: More about consonant variation Chapter Ten: Yet more about consonants: secondary articulations