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Study questions Chapter 3, The Sounds of Language 1 What different aspects of language are studied in articulatory phonetics, acoustic phonetics, and auditory phonetics? 2 What do we call the space between the vocal folds? 3 How many fricatives are in the pronunciation of the word mechanic 4 How do we describe the vowel in the normal pronunciation of the word hot ? 5 In casual speech, what is the most common vowel sound? 6 Which of the following words normally end with voiceless ( V) sounds and which end with voiced sounds (+V) sounds? ? (a) bang ____ (d) fizz____ (g) splat ____ (b) crash ____ (e) rap____ (h) thud ____ (c) ding ____ (f) smack ____ (i) wham ____
7 Try to pronounce the initial sounds of the following words and identify the place of articulation of each one (e.g. bilabial, alveolar, etc.). (a) calf __________ (e) hand __________ (i) shoulder __________ (b) chin __________ (f) knee __________ (j) stomach __________ (c) foot __________ (g) mouth __________ (k) thigh __________ (d) groin __________ (h) pelvis __________ (l) toe __________

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