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Fundamentals of Phonetics : A Practical Guide for Students

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1/1/2005
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Centered on a strong foundation of hands-on experience, Fundamentals of Phonetics: A Practical Guide for Students, Second EDITION, is designed to help instructors provide their students with the most current topics and theories related to phonetics and phonetic transcription. Highlights of the Second EDITION: bull; bull;Approaches phonetics in a clear, comprehensive and "early-stage" manner for students who have not yet begun clinical training. bull;Supplemental audio CDs provide students additional practice in transcription by allowing them to listen to various speakers with varying dialects. A CD icon alerts students to listen to the audio recordings while completing text exercises (Chapters 2-8). bull;Provides a vast amount of transcription exercises, with more examples of children with phonological problems (Chapters 4-8). bull;NEW examples of Arabic and Russian Influenced English. bull;NEW exercises that provide practice transcribing the same sentence by more than one speaker. Supplemental Audio CDs Available! Provide your students additional practice in transcription through this three-CD set with 180 minutes of recordings. Receive a 10% discount on both the text and the CD set by using this special package ISBN: 0-205-44491-1! Communication Disorders Supersite Students now have access to all of this site's quizzes, links, and resources to help them prepare for their tests, papers, and exams. For more information visit http://www.ablongman.com/commdisorders . Don't Miss These Other Special Value Pack Options: Research Navigatortrade; Research Navigatortrade; can be a student's best friEND when they're facing a large research project. Especially helpful with the toughest challenge-getting started- Research Navigatortrade; offers a comprehensive, step-by-step walk-through of the research process, along with access to some of the most respected source databases available. Access to Research Navigatortrade;-a $15 value-is FREE when packaged with a new Allyn & Bacon Communication Sciences textbook! If this text did not come packaged with Research Navigatortrade;, look for it in your bookstore or visit http://www.researchnavigator.com today to purchase immediate access. The Career Center Do your students need help transitioning from being a student to becoming a professional? With The Career Center, they can register to receive eight 30-minute career counseling sessions-a total of four hours of career consultant time! The Career Center is designed to address the wide range of preparation and life stages of individuals who are attempting to develop their careers. Qualified career specialists advise students as they establish, or reestablish, themselves in today's competitive global economy. The Career Center-a $25 value-is FREE to your students when you order it packaged with any new Allyn & Bacon Communication Sciences textbook. Visit www.ablongman.com/careercenter for more information Contact your local Allyn & Bacon representative and request special packaging codes to take advantage of these great offers.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii
Preface to the First Edition ix
Phonetics: A ``Sound'' Science
1(6)
Variation in Phonetic Practice
4(3)
The Phonetic Representation of English
7(30)
The Difference between Spelling and Sound
7(2)
Morphemes
9(2)
Phonemes
11(4)
Distinctive Features
15(3)
Allophones: Members of a Phoneme Family
18(1)
Systematic versus Impressionistic Transcription
19(1)
Syllables
20(4)
Word Stress
24(6)
Review Exercises
30(2)
Study Questions
32(1)
Assignments
33(4)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
37(12)
The Respiratory System and Respiration
37(2)
The Laryngeal System and Phonation
39(3)
The Supralaryngeal System and Articulation
42(4)
The Vocal Tract and Resonance
46(1)
Review Exercises
47(1)
Study Questions
48(1)
Vowel Transcription
49(58)
What Is a Vowel?
49(4)
The English Vowels
53(39)
Review Exercises
92(5)
Study Questions
97(2)
Assignments
99(8)
Consonant Transcription
107(62)
What Is a Consonant?
107(1)
Vowels versus Consonants
107(3)
Manner, Place, and Voicing
110(2)
The English Consonants
112(38)
Review Exercises
150(3)
Study Questions
153(2)
Assignments
155(14)
Connected Speech
169(40)
Assimilation
170(9)
Suprasegmental Aspects of Speech
179(16)
Review Exercises
195(5)
Study Questions
200(1)
Assignments
201(8)
Clinical Phonetics
209(56)
Overview of the Clinical Process
209(3)
Typical Phonological Development
212(3)
Phonological Processes
215(11)
Children with Phonological Disorders
226(4)
Allophonic Transcription of Speech
230(10)
The extIPA
240(3)
Suggestions for Transcription
243(2)
Review Exercises
245(4)
Study Questions
249(2)
Assignments
251(14)
Dialectal Variation
265(46)
Regional Dialects
267(4)
Southern American English
271(6)
Eastern American English
277(3)
Social Dialects
280(1)
African American Vernacular English
280(5)
Learning English as a Second Language
285(1)
Spanish-Influenced English
286(4)
Asian/Pacific-Influenced English
290(2)
Phonological Interference: Russian and Arabic Speakers
292(4)
Review Exercises
296(9)
Study Questions
305(2)
Assignments
307(4)
References 311(4)
Answers to Questions 315(52)
Glossary 367(4)
Index 371


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