A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
This textbook presents the fundamentals of sound production and sound
description (phonetics) and the function of speech sounds in the language
system (phonology) using Spanish as example. It is intended primarily for
students of Spanish in the beginning semesters without any special knowledge
of phonetics. To facilitate access to Spanish-language reference literature, the
main terms are given in Spanish as well.