In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
Applied English Phonology covers the fundamental aspects of the English
sound system including basic phonetic elements, phonemics, allophonic rules
of English consonants and vowels, phonotactics, and stress and intonation.
- fulfills the need for a practical and accessible source of applied
English phonology for students from Applied Linguistics, TESOL, and Speech
- includes a chapter on the acoustics of English sounds that provides
practitioners with invaluable insights into remediation
- contains extensive exercises to aid the reader in understanding and
assimilating the material more effectively