A Course in Phonetics

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1993 - Anglais (Langue) - Phonétique - 308 pages
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This is a course in phonetics, not a book about phonetics. It is intended to be useful to both students of linguistics and to those who are more concerned with studying the sounds of English.... As this is an introductory textbook, many of the ideas presented here are not new. -Pref.

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Review: A Course in Phonetics [With CDROM]

User Review  - Ahmed - Goodreads

'A course in phonetics' is a seminally comprehensive book, in which Ladefoged masterfully, if not diligently, presents the core concepts of temporary phonological theory in a digestible and easy-to ... Read full review

Review: A Course in Phonetics [With CDROM]

User Review  - Jaime - Goodreads

This book is a ideal course book for those who have a degree in Linguistics. Ladefoged is a expert in description of sound especially in fieldwork of linguistics. This book, which is republished for five times gives the readers the basic the pattern of the world's languages. Read full review

Contents

Articulatory Phonetics
1
Phonology and Phonetic Transcription
25
The Consonants of English
49
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

The late Peter Ladefoged, preeminent phonetician, founded the UCLA Phonetics Laboratory and was its director from 1962 to 1991. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1959. His major research interests included experimental phonetics and describing the sounds of the world's languages; his ground-breaking fieldwork took him to Europe, Africa, India, Australia, China, and elsewhere to record many languages. He was a member of many professional organizations and president of a few, including the International Phonetic Association (1986-1991) and the Linguistic Society of America (1980). He wrote extensively and was awarded many professional honors.

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