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Title: Advances in Clinical Phonetics
Written By: Martin J. Ball
Edited By: Martin Duckworth
Series Title: Studies in Speech Processing and Clinical Linguist

Advances in Clinical Phonetics focuses on important developments in phonetic description. Recent years have seen increasing developments in phonetic description, in both instrumental and impressionistic approaches. Not restricted to the phonetics of normal speech, clinical phoneticians and speech scientists working with disordered speech, have been at the forefront of recent work. Some instrumental developments (such as electropalatography), and some transcription developments (such as extIPA symbols), have been spearheaded by clinical phoneticians. The present collection describes and explores these developments. Part one consists of major accounts of advances in clinical phonetics, while the second part shows the workings of these advances in six specific case studies.

Publication Year: 1996
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556193939
ISBN-13: 9781556193934
Pages: 258
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