Phonetics

Let's make some noise! Learn the ins and outs of the sounds we humans make — at least, the ones we make with our mouths — and the breakthroughs that are transforming the science of phonetics.

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Phonetics For Dummies

Published 09-05-2013

<b>The clear and easy way to get a handle on the science of speech</b> <p>The science of how people produce and perceive speech, phonetics has an array of real-world applications, from helping engineers create an authentic sounding Irish or Canadian accent for a GPS voice, to assisting forensics investigators identifying the person whose voice was caught on tape, to helping a film actor make the transition to the stage. Phonetics is a required course among students of speech pathology and linguistics, and it's a popular elective among students of telecommunications and forensics. The first popular guide to this fascinating discipline, <i>Phonetics For Dummies</i> is an excellent overview of the field for students enrolled in introductory phonetics courses and an ideal introduction for anyone with an interest in the field.</p> <p>Bonus instructional videos, video quizzes, and other content available online for download on the dummies.com product page for this book.</p>

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