Phonetic Data Analysis
An Introduction to Fieldwork and Instrumental Techniques
By (author) Peter Ladefoged
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Phonetic Data Analysis by Peter Ladefoged
Book DescriptionPhonetic Data Analysis examines the procedures involved in describing the sounds of a language and illustrates the basic techniques of experimental phonetics, most of them requiring little more than a tape recorder, a video camera, and a computer. * Examines the procedures involved in describing the sounds of a language and illustrates the basic techniques of experimental phonetics. * Written by Peter Ladefoged, one of the world's leading phoneticians. * Enables readers to work with a speaker in class or go out into the field and make their own discoveries about how the sounds of a language are made. * Provides full descriptions of techniques that are readily available and do not require the resources of a major phonetics laboratory. * Includes enlightening comments throughout about Ladefoged's own fieldwork experiences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631232704
(229mm x 157mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Ladefoged
Phonetic Study of West African Languages, Paperback (July 2009)
One of the most important contributions to the area of phonetic research in Africa.
Phonetic Data Analysis, Hardback (August 2003)
This work examines the procedures involved in describing the sounds of a language and illustrates the basic techniques of experimental phonetics, most of them requiring little more than a tape recorder, a video camera and a computer.
Sounds of the World's Languages, Paperback (December 1995)View all books by Peter Ladefoged
This book describes all the known ways in which the sounds of the worlda s languages differ. Encapsulating the work of two leading figures in the field, it will be a standard work of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech science for many years to come.
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Author Biography - Peter Ladefoged
Peter Ladefoged, UCLA Research Phonetician and Professor of Phonetics Emeritus, was Director of the UCLA Phonetics Laboratory from 1962 to 1991. His numerous books include Vowels and Consonants (Blackwell, 2001), Sounds of the World's Languages (with Ian Maddieson, Blackwell, 1996), and A Course in Phonetics (fourth edition, 2001).
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