The IPA for Language Learning: An Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet

The IPA for Language Learning: An Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Joshua Rudder
  • Publish Date: 2010-09-28


This workbook introduces the International Phonetic Alphabet as a way of accurately representing human speech and strengthening your command of pronunciation in any language. You will learn about vowels, consonants, phonemes & allophones, syllables and utterances. Build a strong foundation for writing and pronouncing the IPA with these lessons. The course provides practice exercises, clear examples of each topic and plenty of opportunities to copy and work with IPA transcriptions. Extras include a selection of symbols used for transcribing English, vowel and consonant charts, copy practice worksheets for unfamiliar IPA symbols and helpful illustrations of speech anatomy. The book ends with answers to the exercises and a short topical index.

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