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Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics / Edition 3
     

Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics / Edition 3

by Pamela G. Garn-Nunn
 

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ISBN-10: 1588900193

ISBN-13: 2901588900196

Pub. Date: 11/25/2003

Publisher: Thieme

This highly popular book, designed for undergraduate programs in phonetics, is now available in a revised and updated third edition! The authors, all accomplished professors of hearing and speech sciences, have made the text more reader-friendly and added valuable real-world examples based on their own clinical experience. The accompanying workbook includes

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This highly popular book, designed for undergraduate programs in phonetics, is now available in a revised and updated third edition! The authors, all accomplished professors of hearing and speech sciences, have made the text more reader-friendly and added valuable real-world examples based on their own clinical experience. The accompanying workbook includes numerous listening and transcription exercises as well as a useful CD-ROM for developing listening skills.<br><br>Ideal for either a one- or two-semester course, the text covers: basic consonant and vowel transcription; narrow transcription; suprasegmental features; dialect variations; and more. Every chapter has been completely rewritten to provide the most current information possible. Plus, you'll find highlighted new terms, a valuable glossary, and helpful review and practice questions in each chapter. <br><br>Here is the text that gives students, pathologists, ESL instructors, drama coaches, and other related specialists a complete understanding of American English phonetics. Together with its companion, Descriptive Phonetics Workbook and CD-ROM, this book is essential for those who need up-to-the-minute knowledge of phonetics and IPA (international phonetic alphabet) transcription.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901588900196
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
11/25/2003
Edition description:
3
Pages:
168

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