Vowels and Consonants
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 17, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition, and now includes an accompanying website with sound files, and expanded coverage of topics such as speech technology.
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How We Listen to Speech
Making English Consonants
Making English Vowels
Actions of the Larynx
Consonants Around the World
Vowels Around the World
Putting Vowels and Consonants Together
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acoustic alveolar ridge American English amplitude articulation BBC English beginning bilabial breathy voice chapter closure contrast creaky voice diphone distinguish formant frequencies fricative front glottal stop group of overtones ɡɑ hear heed Hz Figure intonation IPA symbols Ladefoged and Sandra larynx listen loudness lower mouth movements nasalized vowels occur palate palatoalveolar pattern Peter Ladefoged phonetic symbol phrase pitch track places of articulation possible produced pronounced pronunciation Published 2012 Recording refer to www.wiley.com/go/ladefoged roof Sandra Ferrari Disner second formant sentence sequence shown in Figure shows sound wave Spanish speakers spectrogram speech recognition speech recognition system speech sounds speech synthesis stop consonants stored syllable synthesize teeth third formant three formants tones tongue positions TTS systems velar vocal folds vocal tract vowel ɑ Vowels and Consonants waveform who’d Words illustrating world’s languages