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This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition, and now includes an accompanying website with sound files, and expanded coverage of topics such as speech technology.Describes how languages use a variety of different sounds, many of them quite unlike any that occur in well-known languagesWritten by the...
This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition, and now includes an accompanying website with sound files, and expanded coverage of topics such as speech technology.Describes how languages use a variety of different sounds, many of them quite unlike any that occur in well-known languagesWritten by the late Peter Ladefoged, one of the world's leading phoneticians, with updates by renowned forensic linguist, Sandra Ferrari DisnerIncludes numerous revisions to the discussion of speech technology and additional updates throughout the bookExplores the acoustic, articulatory, and perceptual components of speech, demonstrates speech synthesis, and explains how speech recognition systems workSupported by an accompanying websiteat www.vowelsandconsonants3e.com featuring additional data and recordings of the sounds of a wide variety of languages, to reinforce learning and bring the descriptions to life
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