LINGUIST List 31.3919

Thu Dec 17 2020

Books: Applying Phonetics: Munro

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Date: 15-Dec-2020
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Subject: Applying Phonetics: Munro
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Title: Applying Phonetics
Subtitle: Speech Science in Everyday Life
Series Title: Linguistics in the World
Published: 2020
Publisher: Wiley

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Author: Murray J. Munro
Electronic: ISBN: 9781119164562 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 34.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9781119164548 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 42.95

A unique and accessible introduction to the field of phonetics through real-life applications and practical examples. The dynamic field of phonetics, the science of the structure and function of human speech, has seen exciting technological innovations and new applications in recent years. Applying Phonetics introduces students to the field through a unique exploratory approach that highlights practical applications and focuses on the diverse ways in which the speech sciences influence daily life. Requiring no prior knowledge of linguistics, this accessible, student-friendly textbook introduces the key concepts in phonetics and explains their relevance to contemporary applications. Even students who have completed introductory linguistics courses will discover plenty of new material in this volume.

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Written In: English (eng)

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