Example sentences for: phonetics

How can you use “phonetics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology

  • I agree with Wilson's comments almost entirely, but he fails to criticize severely enough those who say i.e. and e.g. (rather than confine their use solely to writing), and, in general, he seems to avoid condemning poor style; also, the pronunciation system he employs may be a little crude for this sort of book, being derived from the Moo Goo Gai Pan school of phonetics.

  • From the cover: Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this book offers a thorough account of topics covered in courses in phonetics and phonology.

  • And, in 1989, John Honey, an English professor and phonetics expert, wrote Does Accent Matter? [rev. XVI,1,10] in which he champions the cause of teaching the Queen's English (RP, or received pronunciation) in order to achieve social and economic equality for those who are passed over in the job market because of unacceptable regional accents, such as the nasal twangs and glottal stops of Cockey, Liverpudlian, and Glaswegian.

  • Many years ago, Cabell Greet, professor at Columbia University and widely recognized authority on phonetics, was consultant to CBS (as I recall) on pronunciations.

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