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Title: Understanding Phonetics
Written By: Patricia Ashby
Series Title: A Hodder Education Publication

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.

Assuming little or no background knowledge and using original examples
and exercises (with answers supplied), Understanding Phonetics provides
with an accessible introduction to the basics of phonetics and a
comprehensive analysis of traditional phonetic theory--the articulation and
physical characteristics of speech sounds.

Examples from a wide range of languages are presented throughout using
symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet. To help develop skills in this
alphabet, Understanding Phonetics includes ear-training exercises that are
freely available online, along with audio files of authentic listening material,

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0340928271
ISBN-13: 9780340928271
Pages: 290
Prices: U.S. $ 45.00