Title Phonetics A Pelican Original.
Illustrator Robertson, Bruce
Publisher London Pelican, Penguin
Date 1973
Book ID 33164
First Edition  


A very nice bright copy. P/b., 320pp.. Clean and tight with usual yellowing to paper. Light signs of use to edges. Used; Very Good Explains the complex manner in which the "human noises" we call speech are produced by the vocal organs, transmitted from mouth to ear and processed between ear and brain, which are the three stages which define the spheres of articulatory, acoustic and auditory phonetics. The reader is then introduced to the symbols used in the description and classification of speech sounds and shown how the latter are organised into patterns describable in terms of phonemens and other abstract concepts. Cover design by Diagram (Bruce Robertson).
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