By Lawrence D. Shriberg,Raymond D. Kent

For scholars taking classes in phonetics and linguistics.


A entire advent to the artwork and technological know-how of medical transcription.


Clinical Phonetics was written with the assumption that the medical software of phonetics is a really good department of the sphere that calls for a selected sensitivity to the problem of transcribing speech issues. the 3 fundamental strengths of the fourth version of this article remain: authoritative assurance of the phonetics of yankee English, established abilities educating in medical transcription utilizing 4 hours of audio examples (CDs offered separately), and the dialogue of a wealth of clinically-relevant issues through the textual content and various appendices. different remarkable positive aspects of the publication are its large insurance of phonetics, together with an summary of the anatomy of speech creation; phonetic symbols for consonants, vowels and diphthongs; diacritics for slim transcription; representing suprasegmentals reminiscent of tension trend; acoustic houses of speech; and dialect. This newly revised version of medical Phonetics preserves the strengths of the sooner variations yet bargains major advancements in content material and elegance.

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