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LINGUIST List 18.2092

Wed Jul 11 2007

Books: Phonetics: Canepari

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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, Natural Phonetics and Tonetics: Canepari


Message 1: Natural Phonetics and Tonetics: Canepari
Date: 04-Jul-2007
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: Natural Phonetics and Tonetics: Canepari


Title: Natural Phonetics and Tonetics
Subtitle: Articulatory, auditory, & functional
Series Title: LINCOM Textbooks in Linguistics 13
Published: 2007
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: Luciano Canepari
Paperback: ISBN: 9783895866449 Pages: 518 Price: Europe EURO 85.00
Abstract:

The author, who was trained in the British phonetic tradition and teaches
Phonetics and phonology at the University of Venice, has expanded and
completed the potential of natural phonetics, ie articulatory, auditory,
and functional, in order to update and adapt it to the descriptive and
teaching needs of several languages and dialects of the world, according to
the phonetic method which is explained in the book.

The handbook offers the necessary expansion of the International Phonetic
Alphabet (IPA) to make it appropriate to adequately deal with hundreds of
languages; not only for vowels and consonants, but also for intonation and
tones. Hundreds of useful figures are provided, in particular vocograms,
orograms, labiograms, palatograms, and tonograms.

The general part, although beginning in a gradual way, deals with all the
segmental and suprasegmentals in depth, without neglecting paraphonics (or
"paralinguistics"). The handbook provides about 1000 "linguistic sounds"
with their symbols, of which at least 500 are basic, 300 complementary, and
200 supplementary.

In the second part, about 320 languages from all over the world are
concisely but precisely dealt with (including 72 dead languages).

In a twin volume (A Handbook of Pronunciation) the phonetic method is fully
applied, by thoroughly dealing with the pronunciation of 12 languages:
English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic,
Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, and Esperanto.

The new fully revised and updated edition includes fairly important
additions, integrations, substitutions, and modifications. Its title has
changed to clearly show the rich potentialities of the natural approach.

Contents

1. Prelude

Transcriptions
The contents of NPT/HPh (& of HPr)
Observations on phonetic terminology

2. Doing phonetics

Guide to the figures
Guide to different types of transcriptions
Transcribing by hand

3. Pronunciation & phonetics

The phonetic method

4. The phono-articulatory apparatus

The vocal folds
Resonators (5 phono-articulatory cavities)
The lips

5. The classification of sounds

6. A gradual approach

Vowels
Voicing
Consonants
Places of articulation
Manners of articulation
Prosodic elements
Stress
Sentence stress
Tones
Intonation

(for the complete table of contents, please see http://www.lincom.eu/)

Utilizable bibliography
Index
Language index

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=30168


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