Clinical Phonetics

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-11-11
  • Publisher: Pearson
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For more than 20 years,Clinical Phoneticshas been the leading resource for those interested in acquiring both the academic content and the transcription skills required for responsible clinical decision-making.Clinical Phonetics,Third Edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the art and science of clinical transcription. The three primary strengths of Clinical Phonetics continue to be: a) authoritative coverage of the phonetics of American English, b) tested skills teaching in clinical transcription using four hours of audio examples (audio CDs sold separately), and c) discussion of a wealth of clinically-relevant topics throughout the text and numerous appendices.For professional in the fields of linguistics and language pathology.

Table of Contents


Preface to the Third Edition.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

Notes to Instructors.

Contents of Audiocassette Tapes and Audio CDs.

1 Overview of Clinical Phonetics.

2. Linguistic Phonetics.

3. The Three Systems of Speech Production.

4. Vowels and Diphthongs.

5. Consonants.

6. Diacritics and Sounds in Context.

7. Clinical Scoring and Transcription.

8. Transcription Training.

9. Transcription and Scoring Practice.

10. Acoustic Phonetics.

Appendix A: Phonetics Symbols and Terms.

Appendix B: Distributional, Structural, and Proportional Occurrence Data for American English Sounds, Syllables, and Words.

Appendix C: Distinctive Features.

Appendix D: Procedures to Calculate Transcription Reliability and Research Findings.

Appendix E: Procedures for Audio Recording and Speech Sampling.

Appendix F: Dialect: Language Variation Across Cultures.

Appendix H: Anatomic Bases of Developmental Phonetics.

Answers to Exercises.



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