Phonetics for Communication Disorders

Phonetics for Communication Disorders

by Martin J. Ball, Nicole Muller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805853634

ISBN-13: 9780805853636

Pub. Date: 06/08/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive textbook offers a basic introduction to phonetics in an applied systematic presentation that equips the communication disorders student to deal with the wide range of speech types that will be encountered in a clinic. While the major discussion is articulatory, speech acoustics are also examined. Illustrations of sample spectrograms appear in

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This comprehensive textbook offers a basic introduction to phonetics in an applied systematic presentation that equips the communication disorders student to deal with the wide range of speech types that will be encountered in a clinic. While the major discussion is articulatory, speech acoustics are also examined. Illustrations of sample spectrograms appear in tandem with the more traditional articulatory drawings. Two CDs of sound examples accompany the textbook. This comprehensive textbook offers a basic introduction to phonetics in an applied systematic presentation that equips the communication disorders student to deal with the wide range of speech types that will be encountered in a clinic. While the major discussion is articulatory, speech acoustics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805853636
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/08/2005
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Part I: General Phonetics. Phonetic Description. The Organs of Speech. Initiation of an Airstream. Phonation and Voice Quality. The Description of Vowels. Articulation: Consonant Manner Types. Articulation: Consonant Place Types. More on Consonants. Suprasegmental Phonetics. Part II: English Phonetics. Phonetic and Phonological Description. Monophthongs of English. English Central Vowels and Diphthongs. English Plosives and Affricates. English Fricatives. English Sonorant Consonants. Words and Connected Speech. Intonation of English. Varieties of English. Part III: Disordered Speech. Phonological and Phonetic Disorders. Transcribing Atypical and Disordered Speech. Appendices.

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