Originally published in 1913, this book contains a proposed universal alphabet for all forms of speech. Johnston includes sample sentences from a variety of languages spelled out in his phonetic alphabet at the conclusion of the text. This book will be of value for anyone with an interest in phonetics and the search for a universally applicable writing system.
1. Phonetic spelling; 2. Criticism of other alphabets; 3. The phonetic alphabet; 4. The phonetic spelling of English; 5. The universal alphabet and its application.