Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics / Edition 3

Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics / Edition 3

by Pamela G. Garn-Nunn, James M. Lynn, James M. Lynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588900193

ISBN-13: 9781588900197

Pub. Date: 11/25/2003

Publisher: Thieme

Now in its third edition, Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics is more lively and up-to-date than ever. This edition retains the focus and clinical applicability of previous editions, while adding new information, examples, and exercises to enhance student understanding.

Ideal for either a one- or two-semester course, Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics

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Overview

Now in its third edition, Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics is more lively and up-to-date than ever. This edition retains the focus and clinical applicability of previous editions, while adding new information, examples, and exercises to enhance student understanding.

Ideal for either a one- or two-semester course, Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics encompasses the broad range of introductory topics, such as basic consonant and vowel transcription, narrow transcription, suprasegmental features, and dialect variations. The accompanying Descriptive Phonetics Transcription Workbook, includes numerous listening and transcription exercises as well as a CD-ROM to facilitate practice outside the classroom.

Highlights of this revised edition:

  • Helpful glossary and review questions at the end of every chapter
  • The most up-to-date analysis of dialect variations
  • Workbook and CD-ROM to help your students develop listening and transcription skills
  • Updated chapters to reflect the most current information in the field, from suprasegmental effects to multicultural variations dialects

Coupled with its state-of-the-art workbook, Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics streamlines learning and facilitates subject mastery. It is an effective teaching tool and a valuable resource, providing all the necessary tools to further phonetics and transcription proficiency.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588900197
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
11/25/2003
Edition description:
3
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword to the Instructor
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Speech Production Mechanism and Processes11
Ch. 3Overview: Vowels and Consonants26
Ch. 4Vowels and Diphthongs31
Ch. 5Consonants58
Ch. 6Connected Speech: Segmental and Suprasegmental Effects91
Ch. 7Acoustic Phonetics114
Ch. 8Multicultural Variations: Dialects133
Ch. 9Applied Phonetics144
References151
Answers to Chapter Exercises154

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