By Peter Ladefoged
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 training speech sounds is straightforward with the CD-ROM; over 4,000 audio documents comprise many types of English and nearly a hundred different languages. The CD additionally includes fabric for each chapter--recordings of phrases within the tables and function exercises--and maps with hyperlinks to sounds of the languages spoken in a number of components of the area.
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Extra resources for A Course in Phonetics (Sixth Edition)
8. 2. 9. 3. 10. 4. 11. 5. 12. 6. 13. 7. 14. 14 Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. 26 CHAPTER 1 Articulation and Acoustics B. Describe the consonants in the word skinflint using the chart below. Fill in all five columns, and put parentheses around the terms that may be left out, as shown for the first consonant. s 1 2 3 4 5 Voiced or voiceless Place of articulation Central or lateral Oral or nasal Articulatory action voiceless alveolar (central) (oral) fricative k n f l t C.
You can usually find where the stress occurs on a word by trying to tap with your finger in time with each syllable. It is much easier to tap on the stressed syllable. Try saying abominable and tapping first on the first syllable, then on the second, then on the third, and so on. If you say the word in your normal way, you will find it easiest to tap on the second syllable. Many people cannot tap on the first syllable without altering their normal pronunciation. Pitch changes due to variations in laryngeal activity can occur independently of stress changes.
After the vowel in boys, there is a fricative with a more nearly random waveform pattern, although there are some voicing vibrations intermingled with the noise. The waveform of the [ n ] in know is very like that of the [ m ] at the beginning of the utterance. 11 The waveform of the phrase My two boys know how to fish. 0 seconds Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. The Articulation of Vowel Sounds 19 less amplitude) than those in the following vowel.
A Course in Phonetics (Sixth Edition) by Peter Ladefoged