Phonetics: International Phonetic Alphabet and Aspirated Alveolar Stop

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2. Write the phonetic symbol for the last sound in each of the following words. Example: boy [ɔɪ] (Diphthongs should be treated as one sound.)

a b c d e f g h i j

Word fleece neigh long health watch cow rough cheese bleached rags

Last Sound [s] [I] [n] [ θ] [tʃ] [aw] [f] [z] [t] [z]

3. Write the following words in phonetic transcription, according to your pronunciation. Examples: knot [nat]; delightful [dilaɪtfəl] or [dəlaɪtfəl]. Some of you may pronounce some of these words the same.

a b c d e f g h i j k l

Word physics merry marry Mary yellow sticky

Phonetic Transcription [fIzIks] [mɛri] [meri ] [mɛərɪ] [jeloU] [stIkI]

transcription [trænskrɪpʃən] Fromkin tease weather coat Rodman [fromkIn] [tiz] [wɛðər] [kot]
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[p] spill b. low front vowel! [æ] tack c. lateral liquid! [l] lip d. velar nasal! [ŋ] sing e. voiced interdental fricative! [th] this f. voiceless affricate! [č] cherry g. palatal glide! [j] yodel h. mid lax front vowel! [ε] head i. high back tense vowel! [u] food j. voiceless aspirated alveolar stop! [th] team

7. In each of the following pairs of words, the bold italicized sounds differ by one or more phonetic properties (features). Give the IPA symbol for each italicized sound, state their differences and, in addition, state what properties they have in common. Example: phone—phonic The o in phone is mid, tense, round. The o in phonic is low, unround. Both are back vowels. bath bathe æ = Low, central, unrounded e = Mid, tense, unrounded reduce reduction ə = Low, lax, rounded v = Low, lax, unrounded cool cold u = High, tense, rounded a = Low, tense, unrounded wife wives e = Mid, tense, unrounded i = High, front, tense cats dogs æ = Low, central, unrounded o = Mid, back, rounded impolite indecent o = Front, lax, unrounded ɛ = Mid, lax, unrounded

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1- Naom Chomsky is a linguist who teaches M A T. 2- Phonetics is the study of speech sounds . 3- All spooking languages choose sound produced by the upper respiratory systems. 4- In one dialect the English Cat the noun and Cat the verb are pronounced the same . 5- Some people think phonetics is very interesting . 6- Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, Nina Hyams are