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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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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