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Unformatted text preview: • people study phonetics either in 2 ways: acoustic or articulatory • acoustic: the physics involved, the way sound waves are formed and manipulated with the vocal apparatus • articulatory :refer to the gestures made to create these sounds • segments • IPA alphabet is asset of symbols represent all the different sounds of the human language • transcription is converting the human speech to the IPA alphabet or any other from of written language o two types broad and narrow o broad glosses over details o narrow tries to capture all the articulatory sounds not usually transcribed....
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- Spring '08
- Vowel, International Phonetic Alphabet, Animal Communication