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Applied Phonetics : The Sounds of American English

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Pub. Date:
12/16/2002
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

Applied Phonetics is the only comprehensive, systematic, and classroom tested approach to understanding phonetics and phonetic transcription currently available. This product provides an introduction to the field of phonetics and provides a complete overview of each of the sounds of American English. Workbook containing additional practice exercises, flashcards, and audio CDs also available.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
PART I INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS 1(58)
The Study of Phonetics
2(12)
Introduction
2(1)
Branches of Phonetics
2(5)
Phonetics: A Tool Subject
7(1)
Terms Worth Knowing
8(3)
Dynamic Nature of Speech
11(1)
Summary
12(1)
Study Questions
13(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
13(1)
Language, Dialects, Registers, and Idiolects
14(9)
Introduction
14(1)
Dialects and Registers
15(1)
Major Dialects of American English
16(4)
Determining Your Speech History, or Idiolect
20(1)
A Dialect Survey for Your Use
20(2)
Study Questions
22(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
22(1)
Classifying the Sounds of Speech
23(21)
Introduction
23(3)
Vowels and Consonants
26(2)
Voicing
28(1)
Place of Articulation
29(3)
Manner of Articulation
32(3)
Other Manners of Articulation
35(1)
Distinctive Feature Theory
35(6)
Phonetic Features That Do Not Distinguish Phonemes
41(1)
Other Ways of Classifying Speech Sounds
41(1)
Summary
42(1)
Study Questions
42(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
43(1)
Some Applications of Phonetic Theory
44(15)
Introduction
44(1)
Relationship Between Phonetics and Phonology
44(3)
Advantages of Using Distinctive Features to Write Phonological Rules
47(2)
Reading and Writing Phonological Rules with Distinctive Features
49(2)
Clinical Phonetics: Consonantal Deviations
51(4)
Clinical Phonetics: Vowel Deviations
55(1)
Summary
56(1)
Study Questions
57(1)
Exercise in Applied Phonetics Workbook
57(2)
PART II THE SOUNDS OF AMERICAN ENGLISH: A RESOURCE FOR PHONETICIANS 59(270)
Overview
59(1)
Organization of the Data
59(6)
Exercise in Applied Phonetics Workbook
65(1)
Sounds and Symbols: The Phonetic Alphabet
66(3)
The Stop Consonants
69(39)
Introduction
69(2)
/p/
71(6)
/b/
77(5)
/t/
82(7)
/d/
89(6)
/k/
95(5)
/g/
100(6)
Study Questions
106(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
106(2)
The Fricative Consonants
108(48)
Introduction
108(1)
/f/
109(5)
/v/
114(5)
/θ/
119(5)
/o/
124(5)
/s/
129(5)
/z/
134(5)
/∫/
139(5)
/3/
144(6)
/h/
150(5)
Study Questions
155(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
155(1)
The Affricate Consonants
156(13)
Introduction
156(1)
/t∫/
157(5)
/d3/
162(6)
Study Questions
168(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
168(1)
The Nasal Consonants
169(18)
Introduction
169(1)
/m/
170(5)
/n/
175(5)
/n/
180(5)
Study Questions
185(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
186(1)
The Glide, Liquid, and Lateral Consonants
187(29)
Introduction
187(2)
/j/
189(5)
/w/
194(5)
/hw/
199(3)
/r/
202(6)
/l/
208(6)
Study Questions
214(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
214(2)
The Front Vowels
216(30)
Introduction
216(1)
/i/
217(5)
/I/
222(6)
/e/
228(5)
/ε/
233(6)
/æ/
239(5)
Study Questions
244(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
245(1)
The Central Vowels
246(24)
Introduction
246(1)
/Λ/
247(5)
/e/
252(6)
/ε/
258(5)
/e/
263(6)
Study Questions
269(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
269(1)
The Back Vowels
270(30)
Introduction
270(1)
/u/
271(5)
/u/
276(6)
/o/
282(5)
/c/
287(6)
/a/
293(5)
Study Questions
298(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
299(1)
The Diphthongs
300(29)
Introduction
300(1)
/aI/
301(7)
/au/
308(6)
/cI/
314(6)
/ju/
320(7)
Study Questions
327(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
328(1)
PART III THE SUPRASEGMENTALS 329(10)
Are Two Levels of Phonetic Analysis Sufficient?
329(1)
Why Do We Need a Suprasegmental Level of Analysis?
329(2)
Stress, Intonation, and Rhythm
331(8)
Stress and Accent
331(1)
The Function of Phonetic Stress?
331(1)
How Is Stress Manifested in Speech?
332(3)
Question Intonation
335(1)
The Timing of Speech: Rhythm
336(1)
The IPA and Suprasegmentals
336(1)
Summary
337(1)
Study Questions
338(1)
Exercises in Applied Phonetics Workbook
338(1)
APPENDIXES 339(25)
A. Relative Frequency of Letters in English
339(2)
B. Relative Frequency of Occurrence of Phonemes in English
341(3)
C. Developmental Data for the Sounds of English
344(6)
D. Understanding Sound Spectrograms
350(7)
E. Relative Acoustic Power for the English Phonemes
357(3)
F. Relative Difficulty of Recognizing the Phonemes of American English
360(4)
References 364(3)
Glossary 367(12)
Index 379


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