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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Jun rated it it was amazing Dec 31, He ijtroduction wide and varied teaching experience, having worked for several years for the British Council in Greece, Egypt, and Palestine, and subsequently in the Universities of Edinburgh and Michigan.
Linguistic Reconstruction Anthony Fox. Most of the examples are very clear and easy to follow, others less so, although I wonder whether the problem introduxtion in me and not the instructions.
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.
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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 show more.
Reviews “[A]n 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.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The fact that these technical terms will be unfamiliar to the average ESL teacher reading this review suggests that they fall within the domain of general phonetics rather than of ESL.
Retain the [s]-articulation for another 5 seconds or so after you have abolished the initiation’. By actually articulating sounds, and attending to the motor sensations they produce, the reader acquires a deep, personal understanding of the principles of phonetic classification.
Bolinger has criticised catcord traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows:. 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.
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A Practical Introduction to Phonetics. Diachronic Syntax Ian Roberts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. These experiments are based on performance exercises which Catford has perfected during his years at phoneics University of Michigan. This book is an introduction to practical phonetics, the description and classification of the sounds of speech.
The organisation and layout of the book is very helpful, the diagrams are great, and where this textbooks obviously stands out is in its practical approach by way of teaching correct pronunciations so that students have first-hand, introspective knowledge of the sounds they study. Phonehics and sequences ; 7. Such a componential approach is an ideal way of countering the holistic way in which speech sounds are generally viewed by the phonetically untrained.
While carefully maintaining the lip-teeth articulatory contact, suddenly stop breathing out – i. Catford’s unique practica, approach leads readers to explore the entire range of human sounds through a series of introspective experiments carried out in their own vocal tracts, proceeding systematically catfotd familiar vocal postures and articulations to new and unknown ones.
This text also includes a chapter on sound systems–the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of humans. Table of contents 1. Soosa Jredah rated it it was amazing Jul 03, 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. Visit our Beautiful Books pgactical and find lovely books for kids, photography introductoon and more.
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Catford’s unique interactive approach leads readers to explore imtroduction entire range of human sounds through a series of practival experiments carried out in their own vocal tracts, proceeding A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J. Catford is regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time Systematic exploration of the entire range of human sounds, with a separate introducgion on sound systems Over experiments enable readers to understand the basic principles of phonetics more effectively by experimenting with their own vocal tracts Attractive new text design and larger format – now in the Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics series Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart Second edition includes revisions and additions to the text, and revisions to 5 figures, to clarify the points made Second edition includes a revised further reading section and new references to the most important recent publications.
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