Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics

Introduction and Transcription Workbook

Publication Date:
December 2014
Edition:
4
Pages:
256
Illustrations:
13
Format:
Paperback/softback
Print ISBN:
9781604066517
E-Book ISBN:
9781604066524

A revised edition of a classic introductory phonetics guide and workbook


For years both students and instructors have found that the key to mastering phonetics is careful listening and extensive transcription practice. This new edition combines Calvert's descriptive phonetics text and Calvert's workbook into one updated, user-friendly guide to phonetics and transcription. The book contains a wealth of phonetics exercises as well as online access to additional material for practice outside the classroom.

Key Features:

  • Includes the most up-to-date information on dialect and applied phonetics
  • Concept questions at the end of each chapter help students integrate previously learned and new material
  • Extensive listening exercises facilitate mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Phonetic transcription drills give students practice in both listening and transcription

This book is an excellent study tool and clinical review of basic phonetics for all students in speech language pathology and audiology.

Category: Audiology
For years both students and instructors have found that the key to mastering phonetics is careful listening and extensive transcription practice. This new edition combines Calvert's descriptive phonetics text and Calvert's workbook into one updated, user-friendly guide to phonetics and transcription. The book contains a wealth of phonetics exercises as well as online access to additional material for practice outside the classroom.

A revised edition of a classic introductory phonetics guide and workbook


For years both students and instructors have found that the key to mastering phonetics is careful listening and extensive transcription practice. This new edition combines Calvert's descriptive phonetics text and Calvert's workbook into one updated, user-friendly guide to phonetics and transcription. The book contains a wealth of phonetics exercises as well as online access to additional material for practice outside the classroom.

Key Features:

  • Includes the most up-to-date information on dialect and applied phonetics
  • Concept questions at the end of each chapter help students integrate previously learned and new material
  • Extensive listening exercises facilitate mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Phonetic transcription drills give students practice in both listening and transcription

This book is an excellent study tool and clinical review of basic phonetics for all students in speech language pathology and audiology.

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