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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Review ; For further reading ; References ; Appendix: Faith Patterson rated it it was amazing Oct 17, I no longer want to sound like a complete idiot when trying to speak another language.
Bolinger has criticised this traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows: Semantic Analysis Cliff Goddard. Organizational Communication Michael W.
J.C. Catford () A Practical Introduction to Phonetics
However, many might argue as to the extent and depth of understanding required by the ESL teacher. Co-articulation and sequences 7. The History of Languages Tore Janson. This is followed in Chapter 10 by discussion of the sound systems of different languages, again almost exclusively at the segmental level. phonetkcs
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.
Jun rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Stephen Nichols rated it liked it Oct 02, But it’s nice to read about other languages too. Hudson and Bernard J. Joss rated it it was amazing Sep 12, It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by introudction worldwide.
A Practical Introduction to Phonetics
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 prctical range of students and teachers of languages, linguistics, speech therapy, and anthropology. Catford’s unique interactive 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 from familiar vocal postures and articulations to new and unknown ones.
Case Studies for Organizational Communication: The Best Books of The entire range of phonetic categories is introduced in ‘experiments’, to be carried out in the readrer’s own vocal tract.
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.
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The explanation of phonetic concepts takes the form of experiments which the reader is invited to perform using his own vocal apparatus. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jan 06, Itsbecka rated it really liked it Shelves: It is widely considered nowadays to be only a pedagogically convenient fiction see Roach, ; Faber,; Brown, Trivia About A Practical Intro It is widely accepted nowadays that the reason why some learners of English continue to sound foreign and remain unintelligible is as much to do with the suprasegmental features of stress, rhythm, intonation and voice quality, as it is with the segmental consonant and vowel features, on which attention has traditionally been concentrated see my article in this issue.
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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.
Myrna Trauntvein rated it really liked it Jan 13, Review For further reading References Appendix: Jan 01, Emma Lindhagen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? While carefully maintaining the lip-teeth articulatory contact, suddenly stop breathing out – i. Mar 17, Michael Sorrentino rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: No trivia or quizzes yet.
As with Ladefogedit ‘is a course in phonetics, not a book about phonetics’ Ladefoged, 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.
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This book is an introduction to general phonetics which explores the entire range of human sounds, systematically covering all types of modification of speech breath, voice, whisper, creak, etc. Just a phondtics while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The organisation and layout of the book is very helpful, introduxtion 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.
Kramer and Ryan S. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This text also introductuon a chapter on sound systems–the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of humans. It has very good exercises about how to learn pronouncing the IPA phonemes. Bolinger has criticised this traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows:.