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An introduction to English phonetics

Author: Richard Ogden
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Edinburgh textbooks on the English language.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This book introduces undergraduates to the concepts, terminology and representations needed for an understanding of how English is pronounced around the world. Assuming no prior knowledge, the book guides readers through the vocal tract and explains how sounds of speech are made. Two main forms of representation are used: phonetic transcription and simple acoustic data. As far as possible, the book is based on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ogden, Richard, D. Phil.
Introduction to English phonetics.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)978593386
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ogden
ISBN: 9781474411776 1474411770 9781474411783 1474411789 1282620088 9781282620087 9786612620089 6612620080 0748630945 9780748630943
OCLC Number: 1002303583
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to phonetics --
Overviews of the human speech mechanism: The complexity of speech mechanism ; Breathing ; The larynx and voicing ; Airflow ; Place of articulation ; Manner of articulation --
Representing the sounds of speech: Phonic transcription ; Acoustic representations ; Acoustic representations and segments ; Representation and units in phonetics.
Series Title: Edinburgh textbooks on the English language.
Responsibility: Richard Ogden.

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This Bestselling textbook introduces undergraduates to the concepts, terminology and representations needed for an understanding of how English is pronounced around the world. Assuming no prior  Read more...

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