A Practical Introduction to Phonetics has 62 ratings and 6 reviews. Emma said: A great book with a very practical approach. Don’t do the exercises in pub. This book is an introduction to practical phonetics, the description and classification of the sounds of speech. Catford’s unique interactive approach leads. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J.C. Catford, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Catford is regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time Systematic exploration of the entire range of human sounds, with a separate chapter on sound systems Over experiments enable readers to understand the basic principles of phonetics more effectively by experimenting with their own vocal tracts Attractive new text design and larger format – now in the Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics series Updated usage of phonetic symobls in line with the latest International Phonetic Alphabet Chart Second edition includes revisions and additions to the text, and revisions to 5 figures, to clarify the points made Second edition includes a revised further reading section and new references to the most important recent publications.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. He is author of numerous influential articles in phonetics, and of “A Linguistic Theory of Translation” and “Fundamental Problems in Phonetics” A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J. Refresh and try again. The entire range of phonetic categories is introduced in ‘experiments’, to be carried out in the readrer’s own vocal tract.


That is, the topic of the book is general or theoretical phonetics, which is approached in a practical way. Few would deny this. Bolinger has criticised this traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows: References to this book English Phonetics and Phonology: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Shuna rated it it was amazing Oct 18, It is widely considered nowadays to be only a pedagogically convenient fiction see Roach, ; Faber,; Brown, The Decline of the Space Program: Case Studies for Organizational Communication: In addition, there is a chapter on sound systems – the ways in which particular languages utilize and introduchion the universal sound-producing potential of man.

Isabelle rated it really liked it Nov 14, As the book cover rightly states, he ‘is widely regarded as the leading practical phonetician of our time’. It has very good exercises about how to learn pronouncing the IPA phonemes. No eBook available Amazon.

Catcord HERE to register. It systematically covers all types of speech modification breath, voice, whisper, creakarticulation the ways in which the air stream Now in a new edition, this unique interactive introduction to the study of phonetics shows students how to examine the entire range of human sounds through a series of introspective experiments carried out in their own vocal tracts.

Catford would seem to be the ideal person to put straight the facts of English rhythm.

Cognitive Grammar John R. US Higher Education Not for profit. This text also includes a chapter on sound systems–the ways in which particular languages utilize and systematize the universal sound-producing potential of humans.


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This przctical is not yet featured on Listopia. Lessons of the Space Program Phillip K. Numerous diagrams and tables illustrate the approach. Bolinger has criticised this traditional emphasis on segmentals succinctly as follows:.

I didn’t know that this was exactly the book I wanted to read until I started to do so!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Basic components of speech ; 3.

A Practical Introduction to Phonetics

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? From inside the book. May 29, Only a Casual Reader rated it it was amazing. Now repeat the experiment with an [si-articulation. Also, good tips about the phonemes.

Though the book was still to an extent English-focused when it came to the finer details, it was nice that it held a wider view in the more general areas and drew examples from many different languages. A basic knowledge of general phonetics, Catford argues, is of use to many groups: By actually articulating sounds, and attending to the motor sensations they produce, the reader acquires a deep, personal understanding of the principles of phonetic classification. The Lexicon Elisabetta Jezek.