Phonetics for Communication Disorders [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Overview

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

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"Phonetics for Communication Disorders is a tour de force. Drawing on their combined breath-taking expertise in the area, Professors Ball and Müller provide an account that solidly integrates the latest knowledge on the phonetics of disordered speech with clinically applied techniques for analysis. The text will initiate new students into core aspects of speech production and variation, but it is far from merely an introductory work. Phonetics for Communication Disorders is set to become one of those rare books which students of speech will retain, consult, and wholeheartedly trust throughout their subsequent professional careers."
—Joan Rahilly
Queen's University of Belfast, Ireland
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317777946
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

1 Phonetic description 3
2 The organs of speech 16
3 Initiation of an airstream 27
4 Phonation and voice quality 38
5 The description of vowels 50
6 Articulation : consonant manner types 63
7 Articulation : consonant place types 74
8 More on consonants 91
9 Suprasegmental phonetics 104
10 Phonetic and phonological description 119
11 Monophthongs of English 133
12 English central vowels and diphthongs 161
13 English plosives and affricates 193
14 English fricatives 215
15 English sonorant consonants 230
16 Words and connected speech 250
17 Intonation of English 265
18 Varieties of English 278
19 Phonological and phonetic disorders 297
20 Transcribing atypical and disordered speech 308
App The international phonetic alphabet (revised to 1993) 320
App extIPA symbols for disordered speech (revised to 2002) 321
App VoQS : voice quality symbols 322
App Distinctive features 323
App Phonological primes for English 325
App Natural phonological processes 328
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