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This highly popular book, designed for undergraduate programs in phonetics, is now available in a revised and updated third edition! The authors, all accomplished professors of hearing and speech sciences, have made the text more reader-friendly and added valuable real-world examples based on their own clinical experience. The accompanying workbook includes numerous listening and transcription exercises as well as a useful CD-ROM for developing listening skills. Ideal for either a one- or two-semester course, the text covers: basic consonant and vowel transcription; narrow transcription; suprasegmental features; dialect variations; and more. Every chapter has been completely rewritten to provide the most current information possible. Plus, you'll find highlighted new terms, a valuable glossary, and helpful review and practice questions in each chapter. Here is the text that gives students, pathologists, ESL instructors, drama coaches, and other related specialists a complete understanding of American English phonetics. Together with its companion, Descriptive Phonetics Workbook and CD-ROM, this book is essential for those who need up-to-the-minute knowledge of phonetics and IPA (international phonetic alphabet) transcription.
Thieme Publishing Group
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