A Course in Phonetics (Sixth Edition) by Peter Ladefoged

By Peter Ladefoged

Phonetics is so comprehensible with A path IN PHONETICS and its CD! This best-selling textual content will get undergraduates painlessly into the subdiscipline of phonetics. Attuning your ear and working towards speech sounds is simple with the CD-ROM; over 4,000 audio records contain many types of English and virtually 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 quite a few parts of the realm.

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Circle the words that begin with an alveolar consonant: zip nip lip sip tip dip 5. Circle the words that begin with a dental consonant: pie guy shy thigh thy high 6. 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.

You can hear this sound at the end of the word rang, where it contrasts with other nasals in words such as ram and ran, though the vowel sound in rang is a little different in most varieties of English. There is also a contrast between the consonants in the middles of mission and vision, although there are very few pairs of words that are distinguished by this contrast in English. 1. 1 are the same letters we use in spelling these words, but there are a few differences. One difference between spelling and Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc.

Circle the words that begin with a bilabial consonant: met net set bet let pet 2. Circle the words that begin with a velar consonant: knot got lot cot hot pot Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. 15 Sounds illustrating all the places of articulation discussed so far, except for retroflex sounds. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part.

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