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Product Description: The authors develop an understanding of sound beyond shallow analysis paradigms, and relax many of the constraining assumptions. They also present structured models for computational modeling in sound using weak or no supervision...read more

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9781614517313 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 15, 2018, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: The authors develop an understanding of sound beyond shallow analysis paradigms, and relax many of the constraining assumptions.

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Product Description: In Policy Debate: A Guide for High School and College Debaters, Shawn F. Briscoe introduces educators, coaches, and students at the high school and college levels to the concepts at the foundation of policy debate, also known as cross-examination debate, and uses conceptual analysis and real-world examples to help students engage in competitive debates and deploy winning strategies...read more

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9780809335589 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, December 29, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In Policy Debate: A Guide for High School and College Debaters, Shawn F.

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The author, a voice coach, explains techniques one can use to develop a more powerful speaking or singing voice, and includes breathing exercises and practice routines.

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9780316311267 | Revised edition (Little Brown & Co, December 27, 2016), cover price $28.00

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9780316441582 | Pap/com re edition (Little Brown & Co, August 15, 2003), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The author, a voice coach, explains techniques one can use to develop a more powerful speaking or singing voice, and includes breathing exercises and practice routines.

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9780316092944 | Little Brown & Co, November 29, 2009, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: When Gorgias, Plato, and Aristotle were discussing and defining rhetoric in ancient Greece, many students in China, including Sun Bin, a descendent of Sun Tzu, who wrote The Art of War, were learning the techniques of persuasion from Guiguzi, “the Master of the Ghost Valley...read more
By Hui Wu (trans)

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9780809335268 | Tra cri edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 31, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: When Gorgias, Plato, and Aristotle were discussing and defining rhetoric in ancient Greece, many students in China, including Sun Bin, a descendent of Sun Tzu, who wrote The Art of War, were learning the techniques of persuasion from Guiguzi, “the Master of the Ghost Valley.

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Product Description: The book covers the fundamentals and applications of computational bioacoustics in monitoring and control applications in healthcare. The work provides a thorough discussion of cross-disciplinary research, including new engineering technology with a discussion of codes and demos illustrating the application of various audio parameterization and machine learning techniques on the task of automated recognition and monitoring...read more

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9781614517290 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The book covers the fundamentals and applications of computational bioacoustics in monitoring and control applications in healthcare.

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Product Description: Speech: A dynamic process takes readers on a rigorous exploratory journey to expose them to the inherently dynamic nature of speech. The book addresses an intriguing question: Based only on physical principles alone, can the exploitation of a simple acoustic tube evolve into an optimal speech production system comparable to the one we possess? In the work presented, the tube is deformed step by step with the sole criterion of expending minimum effort to obtain maximum acoustic variations...read more

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9781501510601 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 15, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Speech: A dynamic process takes readers on a rigorous exploratory journey to expose them to the inherently dynamic nature of speech.

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By Jeffrey Walker (contributor)

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9780809335107 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: This third edition of The Art of Communication (previously titled Creating Communication) is a brief and practical introduction to speech communication. Emphasizing face-to-face communication, yet also addressing the role of technology and its influence on daily communication, Fujishin helps you develop greater understanding of how important communication skills are in your personal and professional life—and will inspire you to use these skills in ways that enlarge and improve the lives of others as well as your own...read more

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9781442266223 | 3 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This third edition of The Art of Communication (previously titled Creating Communication) is a brief and practical introduction to speech communication.

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9781442266230 | 3 reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This third edition of The Art of Communication (previously titled Creating Communication) is a brief and practical introduction to speech communication.

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This combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language. It will help them speak standard American English with clarity, confidence, and accuracy. Specific exercises concentrate on vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, B, TH, and the American R, employ correct syllable stress, link words for smoother speech flow, use common word contractions such as won't instead of will not, and more. Additional topics that often confuse ESL students are also discussed and explained. They include distinguishing between casual and formal speech, homophones (for instance, they're and there), recognizing words with silent letters (comb, receipt, and others), and avoiding embarrassing pronunciation mistakes, such as mixing up party and potty. Students are familiarized with many irregular English spelling rules and exceptions, and are shown how such irregularities can contribute to pronunciation errors. A native language guide references problematic accent issues of 13 different language backgrounds. Correct lip and tongue positions for all sounds are discussed in detail. Enclosed with the book are four compact discs that use male and female voices to coach correct American-style pronunciation.

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9781438008103 | 2 edition (Barrons Educational Series Inc, September 1, 2016), cover price $24.99
9780764195822 | Pap/com edition (Barrons Educational Series Inc, April 1, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: This combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language.

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Product Description: Tongue twisters are usually a set of words arranged in a particular way so as to make the movement of tongue, jaws and lips, making it difficult to read. Very often tongue twisters might end up in mispronunciations, confusions and mistakes by the speaker which will make the listeners giggle...read more

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9781532850806 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 22, 2016, cover price $5.69 | About this edition: Tongue twisters are usually a set of words arranged in a particular way so as to make the movement of tongue, jaws and lips, making it difficult to read.

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Product Description: This book provides an overview of current theories of and methods for analysing spoken discourse. It includes discussions of both the more traditional approaches of pragmatics, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology and critical discourse analysis, and more recently developed approaches such as multimodal discourse analysis and critical sociolinguistics...read more
By Ken Hyland (editor)

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9781472589903 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 28, 2016, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of current theories of and methods for analysing spoken discourse.

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9781472589897 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 28, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of current theories of and methods for analysing spoken discourse.

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By Ute Winter (editor)

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9781501510847 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, April 25, 2016, cover price $84.00

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Product Description: How have figures of speech configured new concepts of time, space, and mind throughout history? Brian J. McVeigh answers this question in A Psychohistory of Metaphors: Envisioning Time, Space, and Self through the Centuries by exploring “meta-framing:” our ever-increasing capability to “step back” from the environment, search out its familiar features to explain the unfamiliar, and generate “as if” forms of knowledge and metaphors of location and vision...read more

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9781498520287 | Lexington Books, April 4, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: How have figures of speech configured new concepts of time, space, and mind throughout history?

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Product Description: Although the study of phonetics numbers more disciples in England than Dr Sweet seems to think he stands so indisputably above all other phonetists in this country that it would be almost presumptuous to comment on the great learning and accurate observation which have been lavished upon this book Still as Dr Sweet has definitely stated the object of his work we are bound to ask ourselves how far his intentions have been fulfilled This book is intended to supply the double want of a new edition of my Handbook of Phonetics and of a concise introduction to phonetics with especial reference to English Such are the words with which Dr Sweet begins his preface We should rather have called it an attempt to construct a practical phonetic alphabet with examples of its application to English c For this purpose Dr Sweet takes Bell s system as the groundwork and hence forms a number of more or less conventionalized symbols to which are added diacritics quant suff Six pages are devoted to Introduction which combines hints to beginners with a justification of the spelling reformers then follow 34 pages of Analysis in which the symbols are assigned to their respective sounds and thirteen sets of diacritics given by which they may be modified The next 30 pages are taken up with Synthesis in which the elaborate and difficult subject of glides is treated and seven fresh sets of diacritics are introduced Then 40 pages give the special sound systems of English French German Latin and Greek with illustrative passages and the book ends with a table of symbols On comparing this volume with the Handbook of Phonetics a great improvement must be recognized the notation which was there employed was unsatisfactory and many serious if not very obvious mistakes were admitted Most of the latter have disappeared and the new notation avoids many disadvantages of the old At the same time much has been sacrificed for the diminution in space whi...read more

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9781110370542 | Bibliolife, May 15, 2009, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide

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9781530823987 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 30, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Although the study of phonetics numbers more disciples in England than Dr Sweet seems to think he stands so indisputably above all other phonetists in this country that it would be almost presumptuous to comment on the great learning and accurate observation which have been lavished upon this book Still as Dr Sweet has definitely stated the object of his work we are bound to ask ourselves how far his intentions have been fulfilled This book is intended to supply the double want of a new edition of my Handbook of Phonetics and of a concise introduction to phonetics with especial reference to English Such are the words with which Dr Sweet begins his preface We should rather have called it an attempt to construct a practical phonetic alphabet with examples of its application to English c For this purpose Dr Sweet takes Bell s system as the groundwork and hence forms a number of more or less conventionalized symbols to which are added diacritics quant suff Six pages are devoted to Introduction which combines hints to beginners with a justification of the spelling reformers then follow 34 pages of Analysis in which the symbols are assigned to their respective sounds and thirteen sets of diacritics given by which they may be modified The next 30 pages are taken up with Synthesis in which the elaborate and difficult subject of glides is treated and seven fresh sets of diacritics are introduced Then 40 pages give the special sound systems of English French German Latin and Greek with illustrative passages and the book ends with a table of symbols On comparing this volume with the Handbook of Phonetics a great improvement must be recognized the notation which was there employed was unsatisfactory and many serious if not very obvious mistakes were admitted Most of the latter have disappeared and the new notation avoids many disadvantages of the old At the same time much has been sacrificed for the diminution in space whic
9781110370504 | Bibliolife, May 15, 2009, cover price $19.75 | About this edition: This is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide

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Product Description: We heartily recommend this scholarly little book to the notice of everyone who takes an intelligent interest in the English language and who wants a clear and systematic account of our language as it is spoken at the present day The book before us small as it is is well worthy of attention as it is a first attempt to bring before the intellectual consciousness of Englishmen the phonetic character of the language they are speaking and hearing every day of their lives In this respect it may be said to be an epoch making book There are scores of Spelling Books Accidences Grammars and other Philological Works treating of the English language as it exists on the written page but this is the very first book which attempts to give the plain ordinarily educated Englishman without unnecessary technical detail an absolutely faithful picture a phonetic photograph of our language as it is now spoken by educated people In 1886 the Clarendon Press published Mr Sweet s Elementarbuch des gesprochenen Englisch a work intended mainly as its title implied for the instruction of the German student And now at last we may welcome an English Primer on the same subject so that we may really hope soon to know almost as much about the language we speak as any average German doctor of philosophy The Elementarbuch has met with well deserved success in Germany and we have reason for believing that in that country it is universally held to be an unimpeachable authority on the subject it deals with We have no doubt that in time the Primer will meet with like success in England Before long it will be admitted by scholars that we have here a scientifically satisfactory analysis of the sounds of every day English Still we must confess that we should not be surprised to find that to many this book will be at first a rock of offence that to many the facts recorded will come at the first blush as a strange and painful and most unwelcome revelation Many will fiercely ...read more

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9780554681764 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Format Hardcover Subject History Historical Geography

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9781530805006 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 29, 2016, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: We heartily recommend this scholarly little book to the notice of everyone who takes an intelligent interest in the English language and who wants a clear and systematic account of our language as it is spoken at the present day The book before us small as it is is well worthy of attention as it is a first attempt to bring before the intellectual consciousness of Englishmen the phonetic character of the language they are speaking and hearing every day of their lives In this respect it may be said to be an epoch making book There are scores of Spelling Books Accidences Grammars and other Philological Works treating of the English language as it exists on the written page but this is the very first book which attempts to give the plain ordinarily educated Englishman without unnecessary technical detail an absolutely faithful picture a phonetic photograph of our language as it is now spoken by educated people In 1886 the Clarendon Press published Mr Sweet s Elementarbuch des gesprochenen Englisch a work intended mainly as its title implied for the instruction of the German student And now at last we may welcome an English Primer on the same subject so that we may really hope soon to know almost as much about the language we speak as any average German doctor of philosophy The Elementarbuch has met with well deserved success in Germany and we have reason for believing that in that country it is universally held to be an unimpeachable authority on the subject it deals with We have no doubt that in time the Primer will meet with like success in England Before long it will be admitted by scholars that we have here a scientifically satisfactory analysis of the sounds of every day English Still we must confess that we should not be surprised to find that to many this book will be at first a rock of offence that to many the facts recorded will come at the first blush as a strange and painful and most unwelcome revelation Many will fiercely d
9780554681740 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Indonesian in no time...read more

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9781444175028, titled "Get started in Indonesian: A Teach Yourself Program" | Pap/com edition (Teach Yourself, March 22, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Indonesian in no time.

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Product Description: The Faults of Speech A Self corrector and Teachers Manual by Alexander Melville Bell This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1898 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand written notes

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9781530633814 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 19, 2016, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: The Faults of Speech A Self corrector and Teachers Manual by Alexander Melville Bell This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1898 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand written notes
9781502925213 | Tch edition (Createspace Independent Pub, October 21, 2014), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: An excerpt from the beginning of the first chapter: ELEMENTARY SOUNDS.
9781444640465 | Lightning Source Inc, May 30, 2009, cover price $26.45 | About this edition: Originally published in 1916, This early works contains much information that is still useful and practical today, Including a section on 'The cure of Stammering'.

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9781465296542 | 3 lslf edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, March 7, 2016), cover price $106.25 | About this edition: NOTE: Units are ACCESS CODE ONLY

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Product Description: Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include:* Georgian* Greenlandic* K'iche Mayan*Warlpiri* Mandarin* Scandinavian* Sesoth...read more
By Dan Isaac Slobin (editor)

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9781138989009 | Psychology Pr, February 29, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages.

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Product Description: This volume represents the culmination of an extensive research project that studied the development of linguistic form/function relations in narrative discourse. It is unique in the extent of data which it analyzes--more than 250 texts from children and adults speaking five different languages--and in its crosslinguistic, typological focus...read more
By Dan Isaac Slobin (editor)

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9780805814354 | Psychology Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $275.00 | About this edition: This volume represents the culmination of an extensive research project that studied the development of linguistic form/function relations in narrative discourse.

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9781138984912 | Psychology Pr, February 29, 2016, cover price $47.95 | also contains Relating Events in Narrative: A Crosslinguistic Developmental Study, Relating Events in Narrative: A Crosslinguistic Developmental Study | About this edition: This volume represents the culmination of an extensive research project that studied the development of linguistic form/function relations in narrative discourse.

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9781530182350 | Clr csm edition (Createspace Independent Pub, February 22, 2016), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Bestseller Swear Word Coloring Book.

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