Phonetics For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, 5 sep. 2013 - 364 pagina's
The clear and easy way to get a handle on the science of speech
The science of how people produce and perceive speech, phonetics has an array of real-world applications, from helping engineers create an authentic sounding Irish or Canadian accent for a GPS voice, to assisting forensics investigators identifying the person whose voice was caught on tape, to helping a film actor make the transition to the stage. Phonetics is a required course among students of speech pathology and linguistics, and it's a popular elective among students of telecommunications and forensics. The first popular guide to this fascinating discipline, Phonetics For Dummies is an excellent overview of the field for students enrolled in introductory phonetics courses and an ideal introduction for anyone with an interest in the field.
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Getting Started with Phonetics 7
Meeting the IPA Your New Secret Code
Producing Speech The HowTo
Understanding the ABCs of Phonetics 9 Chapter 2 The Lowdown on the Science of Speech Sounds 15 Chapter 3 Meeting the IPA Your New Secret ...
Sleuthing Some Test Cases 87 Comparing English with Thai and Spanish 87 Eyeing the PapagoPima language
Speculating about English Speech Sounds
Sounding Out English Vowels
Having a Blast Sound Waveforms
Confirming That You Just Said
Making Waves An Overview of Sound 171 Chapter 13 Reading a Sound Spectrogram 191 Chapter 14 Confirming That You Just Said What I Thoug...
Visiting Other Places Other Manners
Coming from the Mouths of Babes
Exploring Different Speech Sources 237 Chapter 16 Visiting Other Places Other Manners 253 Chapter 17 Coming from the Mouths of Babes 277 Ch...
Working with Broken Speech
The Part of Tens
Sounding Out English Vowels 107 Chapter 8 Getting Narrow with Phonology
Perusing the Phonological Rules of English
Perusing the Phonological Rules of English 131 Chapter 10 Grasping the Melody of Language
Marking Melody in Your Transcription
Making Waves An Overview of Sound