Manual of Articulatory Phonetics (MOAP) by W.A. Smalley

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The Manual of Articulatory Phonetics contains a unique collection of audio-recorded exercises. The book is out of print and the tapes of the exercises that accompanied the book are no longer being produced. The sound files of these tapes are made available for non-commercial educational purposes.

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The copyright of these recordings belongs to Jane Smalley. Permission to use this material is granted as long as you agree to the following: (a) full acknowledgement of their authorship will accompany their use; (b) you will not sell the copies of the tapes at a profit; (c) a notice that the audio files may not be further copied and distributed without the express consent of the copyright owner accompanies their use.

Chapters with audio files

1 : Description of Sounds (26 exercises)
2 : Hearing Pitch Distinction (21 exercises)
3 : Voiced and Voiceless Fricatives (20 exercises)
4 : Finer Distinctions in Pitch Hearing (21 exercises)
5 : Facial Diagrams; Voiced Stops (13 exercises)
6 : Controlled Intonation (14 exercises)
7 : Voiceless Aspirated and Unaspirated Stops (23 exercises)
8 : Longer Sequences of Pitch (18 exercises)
9 : Affricates (24 exercises)
10 : Syllables and Some of Their Characteristics (17 exercises)
11 : Dental, Retroflexed, grooded and Flat Articulations (16 exercises)
12 : Vowels and Vowel Glides (20 exercises)
13 : Nasals (20 exercises)
14 : Some Back and Central Vowels (22 exercises)
15 : Laterals ( exercises)
16 : Some Front Vowels (18 exercises)
17 : Flaps and Trills (20 exercises)
18 : Lower-low Vowels; length (19 exercises)
19 : Alveopalatal Stops (18 exercises)
20 : Some central Vowels; Vowels Clusters (18 exercises)
21 : Double Stops and Nasals (17 exercises)
22 : Front Rounded Vowels; Glide Clusters (21 exercises)
23 : Fronted and Backed Velar Consonants (13 exercises)
24 : Nasalized and oral vowels
25 : Unreleased and released consonants. Clusters with [?].
26 : Back unrounded vowels. Modification of vowel quality
27 : Implosives. Fortis and lenis articulation
28 : Voiceless vowels. Laryngealization
29 : Glottalized Consonats. More consonant clusters
30 : Retroflexed vowels; Breathy vowels; Voiced Aspirated Stops
31 : Clicks
32 : Pharyngalized sounds
33 : Review and Summary

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