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Pygmalion

By: George Bernard Shaw

...Pygmalion (1913) is a play by George Bernard Shaw based on the Greek myth of the same name. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics (based on phonetician Henry Sweet), who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can successfully pass off a Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, as a refined society lady by teaching her how to speak ...

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Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation, Volume 1

By: William W. Mann

... classified according to subject, and the phonetic pronunciation of every word is added in accordance with Marlborough's simple and popular system of phonetics. With the aid of this book anyone may undertake a trip to a foreign land, even if he know nothing of the language of the country he is going to, and, if he will put himself beforehand in communication with Esperanti...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...-States Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India 4TH — 1ST CENTURIES BC Phonetics Greek and Roman empires 1ST CENTURY AD Invention of paper C...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...-States Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India 4TH — 1ST CENTURIES BC Phonetics Greek and Roman empires 1ST CENTURY AD Invention of paper C...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

... linguistic solfeggios in “gibberish language”, exercises of onomatopoeic phonetics. It is “dialogued” in monologues and there are used alternative ...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...will spend the sum- mer in Paris where he will prob- ably take a course in phonetics at the university. He will also make his report before the Lycce ...

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Shodasi : Secrets of the Ramayana

By: Seshendra Sharma
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Exploring the Possibilities for the Emergence of a Single and Global Native Language

By: Fritz Dufour, Linguist, MBA, DESS

...0 v. Interlingua or Latino Sine Flexione and other artificial languages …..… 95 vi. Sign language ……………………………………………...…………… 97 vii. International Phonetics Association (IPA)…………………..………….101 viii. The Prague School of Linguistics ...……………………………………103 ix. Language planning or language engineering ……………….………… 104 x. Globalization and its linguistic advantages …………….....

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Pygmalion

By: George Bernard Shaw

... PYGMALION By George Bernard Shaw 1912 PREFACE TO PYGMALION A Professor of Phonetics AS WILL BE SEEN LATER ON, Pygmalion needs, not a pref- ace, but a... ...his own despite that he was squeezed into something called a Readership of phonetics there. The future of phonetics rests probably with his pupils, wh... ... note taker’s left] How do you do it, if I may ask? THE NOTE TAKER. Simply phonetics. The science of speech. That’s my profession; also my hobby. Happ... ...ial millionaires. And on the profits of it I do genuine scientific work in phonetics, and a little as a poet on Miltonic lines. THE GENTLEMAN. I am my... ...t has told on me. It was interesting enough at first, while we were at the phonetics; but after that I got deadly sick of it. If I hadn’t backed mysel... ... What’ll you teach, in heaven’s name? LIZA. What you taught me. I’ll teach phonetics. HIGGINS. Ha! Ha! Ha! LIZA. I’ll offer myself as an assistant to ... ...sion means nothing else to them; and that Higgins could have a passion for phonetics and idealize his mother instead of Eliza, would seem to them absu... ... working in the city. When Eliza referred again to her project of teaching phonetics, Higgins abated not a jot of his violent opposition to it. He sai... ...nything was a joke that never palled, grasped the fact that business, like phonetics, has to be learned. On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending...

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Mankind in the Making

By: H. G. Wells

...e. This is a thing to be worked out in a scientific way by the students of phonetics; they must have a complete alphabet settled for good, a dic- tion... ... practical spelling-reformer will devote his guineas to endowing chairs of phonetics and 135 H G Wells supporting publication in phonetic science, an...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...n general terms what we all meant. Mr. Gliddon replied at great length, in phonetics; and but for the deficiency of American printing-offices in hiero...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...series of vocal sounds which must have borne sufficient resemblance to the phonetics of English speech, for his face broke into a smile of comprehensi...

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