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By Peter Ladefoged

ISBN-10: 1428231269

ISBN-13: 9781428231269

Phonetics is so comprehensible with A direction IN PHONETICS and its CD! This best-selling textual content will get undergraduates painlessly into the subdiscipline of phonetics. Attuning your ear and practising speech sounds is simple with the CD-ROM; over 4,000 audio documents contain many types of English and nearly a hundred different languages. The CD additionally comprises fabric for each chapter--recordings of phrases within the tables and function exercises--and maps with hyperlinks to sounds of the languages spoken in numerous parts of the realm.

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4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. laugh begged graphic fish fishes fished batting quick these physics knock axis 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 K. In the following sets of words, the sound of the vowel is the same in every case but one. Circle the word that has a different vowel sound. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. pen meat sane ton hoot dud said steak paid toast good died death weak eight both moon mine mess theme lace note grew eye mean green mast toes suit guy Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc.

10 The positions of the vocal organs in the palato-alveolar (post-alveolar) fricative in shy. To summarize, the consonants we have been discussing so far may be described in terms of five factors: 1. state of the vocal folds (voiced or voiceless); 2. place of articulation; 3. central or lateral articulation; 4. soft palate raised to form a velic closure (oral sounds) or lowered (nasal sounds); and 5. manner of articulatory action. Thus, the consonant at the beginning of the word sing is a (1) voiceless, (2) alveolar, (3) central, (4) oral, (5) fricative; and the consonant at the end of sing is a (1) voiced, (2) velar, (3) central, (4) nasal, (5) stop.

Circle the words that begin with a palato-alveolar consonant: sigh shy tie thigh thy lie 7. Circle the words that end with a fricative: race wreath bush bring breathe rave real ray rose bang rough 8. Circle the words that end with a nasal: rain rang dumb deaf 9. Circle the words that end with a stop: pill lip lit graph crab laugh dog hide back 10. Circle the words that begin with a lateral: nut lull bar rob one 11. Circle the words that begin with an approximant: we you one run 12. Circle the words that end with an affricate: much back edge ooze 13.

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