Elements of general phonetics
This classic introduction is designed for students with no previous knowledge of phonetics in linguistics, speech therapy, and modern languages. It remains one of the best descriptions of the main topics in the study of phonetics.
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Introduction 1 Language and medium
Aural visual and other mediums
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accent active articulator adjective air-stream mechanism alphabet alveolar analphabetic notation analysis assimilation auditorily aural medium C-system called cardinal vowels chest-pulse classification consonant segments contoids Daniel Jones described diacritics egressive air-stream element example features of voice French fricative front function glottalic glottalic egressive glottis hard palate highest point iconic indices ingressive intonation languages J.R. Firth large number larynx lateral plosion letters linguistic London means ments mouth muscular passage passive articulator patterns pharyngal phase phonetic notation phonetician phonology plosive position possible produced pronounced pronunciation pulmonic air-stream pulmonic egressive rhythm secondary articulation secondary cardinals sense shape sort sound speech melody spoken stop syllable syllable structure symbols talking tessitura three-term labels tion tone languages tongue is active transcription unrounded usually utterance velaric velaric egressive velic closure velum vibration visual medium vocal cords vocal tract vocoid voice dynamics voice quality voiceless vowel segments whisper