9780155073197

A Course in Phonetics

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    0155073192

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/26/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The easy to understand approach builds on the basics, beginning with technical terms required for describing speech and transcription symbols before moving on to the phonetics of English and other languages.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Articulatory Phonetics
1(22)
The Vocal Organs
1(4)
Places of Articulation
5(3)
The Oro-Nasal Process
8(1)
Manners of Articulation
8(4)
The Articulation of Vowel Sounds
12(2)
Suprasegmentals
14(2)
Exercises
16(7)
Phonology and Phonetic Transcription
23(20)
The Transcription of Consonants
25(3)
The Transcription of Vowels
28(4)
Transcription Exercises
32(2)
Consonant and Vowel Charts
34(1)
Phonology
35(4)
Exercises
39(2)
Performance Exercises
41(2)
The Consonants of English
43(26)
Stop Consonants
43(8)
Fricatives
51(2)
Affricates
53(1)
Nasals
54(1)
Approximants
54(2)
Rules for English Consonant Allophones
56(4)
Diacritics
60(1)
Exercises
61(5)
Performance Exercises
66(3)
English Vowels
69(22)
English Phonetic Dictionaries
69(1)
Vowel Quality
70(8)
Unstressed Syllables
78(2)
Tense and Lax Vowels
80(2)
Rules for English Vowel Allophones
82(3)
Exercises
85(3)
Performance Exercises
88(3)
English Words and Sentences
91(22)
Strong and Weak Forms
91(2)
Stress
93(1)
Degrees of Stress
94(4)
Sentence Stress
98(1)
Intonation
99(4)
Target Tones
103(4)
Exercises
107(4)
Performance Exercises
111(2)
Airstream Mechanisms and Phonation Types
113(26)
Airstream Mechanisms
113(9)
States of the Glottis
122(3)
Voice Onset Time
125(6)
Summary of Glottal Actions
131(1)
Exercises
132(3)
Performance Exercises
135(4)
Place Manner of Articulation
139(22)
Places of Articulation
139(8)
Manners of Articulation
147(7)
Summary of Manners of Articulation
154(1)
Exercises
155(2)
Performance Exercises
157(4)
Acoustic Phonetics
161(38)
Sound Waves
161(3)
Pitch and Frequency
164(1)
Loudness and Intensity
165(1)
Acoustic Measurements
166(4)
Acoustic Analysis of Vowels
170(9)
Acoustic Analysis of Consonants
179(15)
Individual Differences
194(3)
Exercises
197(2)
Vowels and Vowel-Like Articulations
199(26)
Cardinal Vowels
199(5)
Secondary Cardinal Vowels
204(2)
Vowels in Other Accents and Other Languages
206(5)
Advanced Tongue Root (ATR)
211(1)
Rhotacized Vowels
212(1)
Nasalization
213(1)
Summary of Vowel Quality
214(1)
Semivowels
215(2)
Secondary Articulation
217(3)
Exercises
220(1)
Performance Exercises
221(4)
Syllables and Suprasegmental Features
225(22)
Syllables
225(6)
Stress
231(1)
Length
232(1)
Pitch
233(6)
Stress, Tone, and Pitch Accent Languages
239(2)
Exercises
241(2)
Performance Exercises
243(4)
Linguistic Phonetics
247(22)
Controlling Articulatory Movements
247(3)
The Balance between Phonetic Forces
250(3)
The International Phonetic Alphabet
253(4)
Feature Hierarchy
257(6)
Performance Exercises
263(6)
Further Reading 269(2)
Glossary 271(8)
Sources 279(2)
Index 281

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