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Ladefoged, Peter

Overview
Works: 95 works in 603 publications in 7 languages and 7,900 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Honoree, Other
Classifications: P221, 414
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Most widely held works by Peter Ladefoged
A course in phonetics by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

110 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a course in phonetics, not a book about phonetics. It is intended to be useful to both students of linguistics and to those who are more concerned with studying the sounds of English ... As this is an introductory textbook, many of the ideas presented here are not new.-Pref
Elements of acoustic phonetics by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

92 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vowels and consonants : an introduction to the sounds of languages by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This superb introduction to phonetics is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the sounds of languages. Peter Ladefoged, one of the world's leading phoneticians, describes how languages use a variety of different sounds, many of them quite unlike any that occur in well-known languages. People trill their lips and click their tongues when talking in ways that are amazing to English speakers. Several of these unusual sounds are reproduced on the accompanying CD. The book opens with a brief introduction to the main forces working on the sounds of languages. Ladefoged outlines the acoustic components of speech and demonstrates speech synthesis. Subsequent chapters on computers and speech describe text-to-speech systems, and show how speech recognition systems work. The last part of the book describes the sounds of a wide variety of languages, introducing them to readers largely by means of the CD and by reference to the symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet
Preliminaries to linguistic phonetics by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sounds of the world's languages by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume gives a description of all the known ways in which the sounds of the world's languages differ. In doing so, it provides the empirical foundations for linguistics, phonetics and phonology
Three areas of experimental phonetics: stress and respiratory activity, the nature of vowel quality, units in the perception and production of speech by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

49 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A phonetic study of West African languages : an auditory-instrumental survey by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonetic linguistics : essays in honor of Peter Ladefoged( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonetic data analysis : an introduction to fieldwork and instrumental techniques by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phonetic Data Analysis examines the procedures involved in describing the sounds of a language and illustrates the basic techniques of experimental phonetics, most of them requiring little more than a tape recorder, a video camera, and a computer."--Jacket
Language in Uganda by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let there be words( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What precisely is language, and how did humans acquire it? In an effort to answer those essential questions, this program journeys back to prehistoric times in search of language's origin. Additional topics include distinguishing features of human communication and what humankind's first utterances may have been. The early evolution and migration of humans is also considered
Mother tongues( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moving from Africa to Oceania and up to Asia and then west to Europe and across the ocean to the Americas, this program assesses how many languages are spoken in each region, the characteristics they share, and misconceptions about them. Historical background on some of the key languages of the regions is included as well"--Container
Birth and death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is predicted that within a century more than half of the world's languages will become extinct, but as languages are lost, new ones emerge naturally or are constructed. This program provides insights into the language life cycle through topics ranging from constructed languages such as Esperanto, to language endangerment and preservation, to the role of globalization in language obsolescence
Linguistic phonetics by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constant change( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines factors that contributed to the diversification and spread of languages, including early migration, the introduction of agriculture, and genes. Language transfer from mother to child and from one population to the next is also investigated, along with the concept of dialects and commonalities among the world's more than 6,000 languages
Fieldwork studies of targeted languages( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representing phonetic structure by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the sounds of the world's languages by Peter Ladefoged( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical phonetic exercises by J. C Catford( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest invention( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian hieroglyphs, Persian cuneiform, Chinese, Mayan, Korean, Cherokee, are all distinctly invented forms of writing. And the amazing alphabet simplified the process. The invention of writing 5,000 years ago may be more important than the wheel
 
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Elements of acoustic phonetics
Alternative Names
Ladefoged, P. 1925-2006

Ladefoged, Peter N. 1925-2006

Ladefoged, Peter Nielsen.

Ladefoged, Peter Nielsen 1925-2006

Peter Ladefoged englischer Phonetiker

Peter Ladefoged nh ngữ m học Anh

পিটার ল্যাডিফোগিড

ピーター・ラディフォギッド

ラディフォギッド, P

ラディフォギッド, ピーター

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Elements of acoustic phoneticsVowels and consonants : an introduction to the sounds of languagesPreliminaries to linguistic phoneticsThe sounds of the world's languagesA phonetic study of West African languages : an auditory-instrumental surveyPhonetic data analysis : an introduction to fieldwork and instrumental techniques