LINGUIST List 22.4555

Mon Nov 14 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/Phonetics: Ashby

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        1.     Allison Finkel , Understanding Phonetics: Ashby

Message 1: Understanding Phonetics: Ashby
Date: 03-Nov-2011
From: Allison Finkel <>
Subject: Understanding Phonetics: Ashby
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Title: Understanding Phonetics Series Title: A Hodder Education Publication Published: 2011 Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author: Patricia Ashby Paperback: ISBN: 9780340928271 Pages: 290 Price: U.S. $ 45.00

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

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

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

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             Phonetics
Written In: English (eng )

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