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Phonetics: The Science of Speech by Martin J Ball
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
This is simply the best book to introduce phonetics that I have read. Recommended by my university tutor, this book explains everything in an easy to understand, simple way and then progresses to more advanced levels. Plenty of illustrative diagrams, you do not have to be a linguistics/phonetics student ot expert to enjoy this as it is written in a style that all can comprehend. 5 stars and well deserved!!!!!
Dealing with Depression: Whatever You're Going Thr&hellip by The Samaritans
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The only book you need, 27 July 2001
I dealt with depression earlier this year, and had read many other books on depression. None, however, offered the supporting, yet factual tones of this book. Phrases like "well done for picking up this book" and "you do not have to go through this alone" helped me to feel that there might be a light at the end of the tunnel, which is hard to believe when suffering from depression. As well as this, stories of people who have overcome difficulties in this area further consolidate the feelings of hope that you get when you read this book. While others books give practical solutions, this helps to give an emotional slant in as far as books can, and I highly recommend it to… Read more