The book “A Basic Reader on Phonetics: in an Acoustic Phonetic Perspective” deals with the most basic knowledge on speech sounds in linguistics. This book is an introduction to phonetics, the description and classification of the sounds of speech. This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics designed for students with only a basic knowledge of linguistics following a step-by step teaching strategies. The book is divided into two distinct chapters to aid in student comprehension. The first section provides an introduction to the phonetic including definition, scope and other related area like classification of vowel, classification of consonant, different airstream mechanism……etc. The second chapter provides a complete overview of acoustic phonetics with special reference to human in their speech behavior. This book remains the most practical guide for scholars and teachers also who wish to have a better understanding of research in phonetics especially acoustic phonetics; are discussed at a level that is understandable and useful to the learner consumer.