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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- Spring '07
- International Phonetic Alphabet, following short answer, closed syllable