This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 133
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Introduction to Phonetics
  • Stream: Linguistics
  • Description:

    Basic terms in phonetics: speech sounds, phonemes, allophones, syllables,stress and rhythm; Articulatory phonetics: vocal organs, vowels, consonants, place of articulation, manner of articulation, voicing, phonation, stricture types, co-articulation; Acoustic phonetics: speech sounds, sound waves, loudness and pitch, voice quality, wave analysis, spectrum, glottal wave, resonance, noise; Auditory phonetics: hearing,perception of speech sounds, acoustic signal and speech perception, models of speech perception, native vs. non native speech perception.

    Texts:

    1. J. C. Catford, A Practical Introduction to Phonetics, Oxford University Press, 2001.

    2. H. Rogers,The Sounds of Language, Longman, 2000.

    References:

    1. P. Ladefoged, Elements of Acoustic Phonetics, Chicago University Press, 1996.

    2. P. Ladefoged, Phonetic Data Analysis, Blackwell Publishing, 2003.

  • Text:

    J. C. Catford, A Practical Introduction to Phonetics, Oxford University Press, 2001.^$^H. Rogers,The Sounds of Language, Longman, 2000.

  • Course References:

    P. Ladefoged, Elements of Acoustic Phonetics, Chicago University Press, 1996.^$^P. Ladefoged, Phonetic Data Analysis, Blackwell Publishing, 2003.