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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The Best Books of A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J. That experiment is typical of those contained in the book, and demonstrates the componential approach adopted.

Isabelle rated it really liked it Nov 14, These experiments are based on performance exercises which Catford has perfected during his years at the University of Pnonetics. I no longer want to sound like a complete idiot when trying to speak another language. Hudson and Bernard J. j.c.caford

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Monday – Friday, 8: Mar 17, Michael Sorrentino rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Particularly inrroduction are the experiments it contains. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Take care to retain the articulation for at least 5 seconds itnroduction you have abolished the initiation. Trivia About A Practical Intro In addition, there is a chapter on sound systems phonetica the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of man.


Shuna rated it it was amazing Oct 18, The margins are very wide and the paper quality is perfect for writing notes in pencil. Review ; For further reading ; References ; Appendix: Uzhdarchios rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Hannah rated it liked it May 02, Reviewed by Adam Brown. By actually articulating sounds and attending to the motor sensations they produce, readers acquire a deep, personal awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification.

The explanation of phonetic concepts takes the form of experiments which the reader is invited to perform using his own vocal apparatus.

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This highly practical approach is informed throughout by recent research, particularly in the aerodynamics and acoustics of speech. 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. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. As the book cover rightly states, he ‘is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time’.

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Anyone looking to learn more about language. Meaning in Language Alan Cruse. Previous Publication Date s November The book is a practical introduction. Catford is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University j.c.ccatford Michigan.

Case Studies for Organizational Phoneticx Jordan rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Open Preview See a Problem? The rationale is that the reader may learn only so much from verbal descriptions, but that his understanding will be deeper if it is based on introspection and investigation of his own performance, with the aim of bringing articulatory gestures under conscious control.

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Now j.c.catofrd the experiment with an [si-articulation. It is thus very suitable for undergraduate courses in phonetics and for groups such as speech therapists. Apr 08, Ester rated it really liked it Shelves: New format and text design Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the most recent International Phonetic Alphabet Chart Revisions to 9 figures Text updated and clarified for ease of reading Revised further reading section with recent publications and more attention to aerodynamics, acoustics, and prosodies New references to the most important new publications show more.

Don’t do the exercises in public though, you’ll get some looks! Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of That is, the topic of the book is general or theoretical phonetics, which is approached in a practical way. Jun rated it it was amazing Dec 31, The History of Languages Tore Janson.