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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The International Phonetic Alphabet Index. The Decline of the Space Program: Hemanth R rated it liked it Jun 17, The fact that these technical terms will be unfamiliar to the average ESL teacher reading this review suggests that they fall within the domain of general phonetics rather than of ESL. Natural Language Syntax Peter Pactical.

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This theory held sway in the s and 70s but has gradually been eroded by the failure of investigators to find confirming evidence for the theory. Most of the examples are very clear and easy to follow, others less so, although I wonder whether the problem is in me and not the instructions. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


No eBook available Amazon. The Grammar of Words Geert Booij. Any new publication on phonetics by J. This book is an introduction to general phonetics which explores the entire range of human sounds, systematically covering all types of modification of speech breath, voice, whisper, creak, etc.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Rachel rated it liked it Mar 02, All sounds involve two basic components – initiation an airstream and articulation.

A Practical Introduction to Phonetics – Paperback – J. C. Catford – Oxford University Press

He has wide and varied teaching experience, having worked for several years for the British Council in Greece, Egypt, and Palestine, and subsequently in the Universities of Edinburgh and Michigan.

Brewer and Jim Westerman Request examination copy. Shuna rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Mar 17, Michael Sorrentino rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It has very good exercises about how to learn pronouncing the IPA phonemes.

Other books in this series. In this way, the reader acquires a personal awareness of the principles of phonetic analysis and classification rather than a merely intellectual knowledge of them. US Higher Education Not for profit. Apr 08, Ester rated it really liked it Shelves: Isabelle rated it really liked it Nov 14, Jay Sean rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Catford’s book is an excellent practical introduction to segmental general phonetics.

Numerous diagrams and tables illustrate the approach. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J. I also loved An excellent undergraduate-level introduction to phonetics. Catford would seem to be the ideal person to put straight the facts of English rhythm. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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.


Lessons of the Space Program Phillip K. But it’s nice to read about other languages too. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

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A Practical Introduction to Phonetics

Breathe in, start up [ssssssi then, while carefully maintaining the [s]-articulation, suddenly abolish the initiation – i. Linguistic Typology Jae Jung Song.

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