This book is an introduction to practical phonetics, the description and classification of the sounds of speech. Catford’s unique interactive approach leads. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics has 62 ratings and 6 reviews. Emma said: A great book with a very practical approach. Don’t do the exercises in pub. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J.C. Catford, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to j.f.catford. It is widely considered nowadays to be only a pedagogically convenient fiction see Roach, ; Faber,; Brown, Review ; For further reading ; References ; Appendix: Table of Contents 1. This second introudction of A Practical Introduction to Phonetics features a new format and text design; updated use of phonetic symbols in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart ; a revised further reading section that includes recent publications; and additional references to several important new publications.
J.c.catfird do the exercises in public though, you’ll get some looks! Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Hemanth R rated it liked it Jun 17, The explanation of phonetic concepts takes the form of experiments which the reader is invited to perform using his own vocal apparatus. However, its concentration on segmental features of speech at the expense of suprasegmentals, and the fact that it deals with several physiological possibilities which are not widespread in languages of the world, mean that its usefulness for ESL teachers is limited.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. That is, the topic of the book is general or theoretical phonetics, which is approached in a practical way. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This second edition of A Practical Introduction to Phonetics features a new format and text design; updated use of phonetic symbols in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart ; a revised further reading section that includes recent publications; and additional references to several important new publications.
Rachel rated it liked it Mar 02, Jakob rated it it was ok Jan 23, As the prqctical cover rightly states, he ‘is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time’. Catford is regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time Systematic exploration of the entire range of human sounds, with a separate chapter on sound systems Over experiments enable readers to understand the basic principles of phonetics more effectively by experimenting with their own vocal tracts Attractive new text design and larger format – now in the Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics introdutcion Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart Second edition includes revisions and additions to the text, and revisions to 5 figures, to clarify the points made Second edition includes a revised further reading section and new references to the most important recent publications.
As with Ladefogedit ‘is a course in intrdouction, not a book about phonetics’ Ladefoged, He has wide and varied teaching experience, having worked for several years for the British Council in Greece, Egypt, and Palestine, and subsequently in the Universities of Edinburgh and Michigan.
Lessons of the Space Program Phillip K. All sounds involve two basic components – initiation an airstream and articulation. Particularly pleasing are the experiments it contains. Soosa Jredah rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Review For further reading References Appendix: Participation is by invitation only.
The History of Languages Tore Janson. Jun rated it it was amazing Dec pfactical, Hannah rated it liked it May 02, Case Studies for Organizational Communication: Paperbackpages. That experiment is typical of those contained in the book, and demonstrates the componential approach adopted.
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A third basic component ; 4. Co-articulation and sequences ; 7. Jan 06, Itsbecka rated it really liked it Shelves: Catford would seem to be the ideal person to put straight the facts of English rhythm. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics J. Looking for beautiful books? Take care to retain the articulation for at least 5 seconds after you have abolished the initiation.
In this way, the reader acquires a personal awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification rather than a merely intellectual knowledge of them.
This book is an introduction to general phonetics which explores the entire range of human sounds, systematically covering all types of modification of speech breath, voice, whisper, creak, etc. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Informed throughout by recent research in aerodynamics and acoustics, this highly practical text is ideal for courses in introduction to phonetics and will be of interest to a wide range of students and teachers of languages, linguistics, speech therapy, and anthropology.