ISBN 9781405193207,Articulatory Phonetics

Articulatory Phonetics


Bryan Gick


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781405193207

ISBN-10 1405193204


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)
Articulatory Phonetics presents a concise and nontechnical introduction to the physiological processes involved in producing sounds in human speech. Traces the path of the speech production system through to the point where simple vocal sounds are produced, covering the nervous system, and muscles, respiration, and phonation Introduces more complex anatomical concepts of articulatory phonetics and particular sounds of human speech, including brain anatomy and coarticulation Explores the most current methodologies, measurement tools, and theories in the field Features chapterbychapter exercises and a series of original illustrations which take the mystery out of the anatomy, physiology, and measurement techniques relevant to speech research Includes a companion website at with additional exercises for each chapter and new, easytounderstand images of the vocal tract and of measurement tools/data for articulatory phonetics teaching and research Password protected instructor's material includes an answer key for the additional exercises

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