"Routledge Language Workbooks "provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each "Language Workbook "guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, "Language Workbooks" can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class.
*helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician
*investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds
*uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept
*includes examples from a wide range of languages
*provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references
*can complement existing course or textbook material.
The new edition of "Speech Sounds" has been revised and updated throughout and offers a new chapter on the practical applications of phonetics, including information about career prospects; new examples; and a fully updated further reading section.