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INDV 101 Exam 1 Short answer questions Two of the following short answer questions will appear on Exam 1, along with the following instructions: Answer each of the questions that follows in the space provided. Your answers should not be longer than the space given on this exam (half a page per question) . Each question is worth 15 points, for a total of 30 points. Your answers should demonstrate that you understand the question, and can apply concepts from our course lectures, readings and assignments to the questions. Be sure you answer all parts of the question, and be sure you write clearly and legibly. If it is difficult to read your answers for any reason, points may be deducted from your score. Your answers must be written in complete sentences . 1. Draw a diagram for a closed syllable , and correctly label the parts. Then give an example of any
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Unformatted text preview: English word which is also a closed syllable. Write that word both in standard orthography and in IPA symbols. 2. What information about your native language is available to you as part of your native speaker intuition? Specifically, what things do you know about the sounds, words, and sentences of your native language? 3. Why do linguists use the International Phonetic Alphabet instead of an alphabet such as the English alphabet? Give at least three concrete examples (real language data) to support your argument. 4. Explain the process of aspiration in English. Be sure to explain what it is, give examples where it occurs in English and where it doesn ’ t occur. 5. Discuss the similarities and differences between phonetics and phonology. Give examples to support your argument....
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