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Title: Speech Sounds, Second Edition
Written By: Patricia Ashby
Series Title: Language Workbooks

Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical
introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide
comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further
investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject
using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic
analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear
and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, Language
Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class.

Speech Sounds:

*helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician
*investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds
*uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept
*includes examples from a wide range of languages
*provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references
*can complement existing course or textbook material.

The new edition of Speech Sounds has been revised and updated throughout
and offers a new chapter on the practical applications of phonetics,
including information about career prospects; new examples; and a fully
updated further reading section.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415341779
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 120
Prices: U.S. $ 80.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415341787
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 120
Prices: U.S. $ 24.95