All students of phonetics should study this book!” - Keith Johnson, University of California, Berkeley Articulatory Phonetics presents a concise and non-technical introduction to the physiological processes involved in producing sounds in ...
Author: Bryan Gick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Articulatory Phonetics presents a concise and non-technicalintroduction to the physiological processes involved in producingsounds in human speech. Traces the path of the speech production system through to thepoint where simple vocal sounds are produced, covering the nervoussystem, and muscles, respiration, and phonation Introduces more complex anatomical concepts of articulatoryphonetics and particular sounds of human speech, including brainanatomy and coarticulation Explores the most current methodologies, measurement tools, andtheories in the field Features chapter-by-chapter exercises and a series of originalillustrations which take the mystery out of the anatomy,physiology, and measurement techniques relevant to speechresearch Includes a companion website atwww.wiley.com/go/articulatoryphonetics with additional exercisesfor each chapter and new, easy-to-understand images of the vocaltract and of measurement tools/data for articulatory phoneticsteaching and research Password protected instructor’s material includes ananswer key for the additional exercises