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Applied Phonetics, 3rd Edition

  • Harold T. Edwards, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Communications Disorders & Sciences, Wichita State University
  • ISBN-10: 0769302602  |  ISBN-13: 9780769302607
  • 432 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1997, 1992
  • © 2003 | Published
  • List Price = $ 251.95
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Overview

Applied Phonetics is the only comprehensive, systematic, and classroom tested approach to understanding phonetics and phonetic transcription currently available. This product provides an introduction to the field of phonetics and provides a complete overview of each of the sounds of American English. Workbook containing additional practice exercises, flashcards, and audio CDs also available.

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Features and Benefits

  • Companion workbook with audio CDs containing real speech of four speakers allows for practical application of information presented
  • Phonetic stress-placement, one of the most difficult skills to master, is treated methodically and in steps that users can comprehend
  • Thoroughly revised edition includes new information on the dynamics of speech, classifying speech sounds, and expanded discussion of the major dialect areas with the continental United States

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS.
Chapter 1. The Study of Phonetics;
Chapter 2. Language, Dialects, Registers and Idiolects;
Chapter 3. Classifying the Sounds of Speech;
Chapter 4. Some Applications of Phonetic Theory.
PART II: A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE SOUNDS OF AMERICAN ENGLISH: A RESOURCE FOR PHONETICIANS.
Chapter 5. The Stop Consonants;
Chapter 6. The Fricative Consonants;
Chapter 7. The Affricate Consonants;
Chapter 8. The Nasal Consonants;
Chapter 9. The Glide, Liquid, and Lateral Consonants;
Chapter 10. The Front Vowels;
Chapter 11. The Central Vowels;
Chapter 12. The Back Vowels;
Chapter 13. The Diphthongs.
PART III: THE SUPRASEGMENTRALS;
Chapter 14. Stress, Intonation, and Rhythm.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0769302629 | ISBN-13: 9780769302621)

Chapter Overview, Learning Activities, Audio Activities, Transcribing Exercises, Review Exercises, Answers to Study Questions

Applied Phonetics Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0769302610 | ISBN-13: 9780769302614)

Becoming proficient in phonetics takes practice, practice, and more practice. The Applied Phonetics Workbook provides just the resources to allow you to practice and hone your transcription skills. The three audio CDs that accompany the workbook provide a wide variety of transcription exercises. Exercises begin at a very basic level and build as your skills improve and develop.

List Price = $152.95  | CengageBrain Price = $152.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.75

Bundle Text with Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401885497 | ISBN-13: 9781401885496)

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Student Supplements

Applied Phonetics Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0769302610 | ISBN-13: 9780769302614)

Becoming proficient in phonetics takes practice, practice, and more practice. The Applied Phonetics Workbook provides just the resources to allow you to practice and hone your transcription skills. The three audio CDs that accompany the workbook provide a wide variety of transcription exercises. Exercises begin at a very basic level and build as your skills improve and develop.

List Price = $152.95  | CengageBrain Price = $152.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.75

Bundle Text with Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401885497 | ISBN-13: 9781401885496)

List Price = $404.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $304.25