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Unformatted text preview: LIN228, Phonetics Study guide for the Midterm 1. speech chain 2. phonetics and its branches 3. role of the lungs in speech production 4. role of the larynx in speech production 5. glottis 6. voicing and no voicing 7. nasal cavity and velum; oral vs. nasal sounds 8. laminal, apical, radical, 9. describe the manner of articulation of: stops, fricatives, affricates, approximants (laterals, rhotics, glides), trills, taps/flaps, nasals 10. how many classification criteria we use for consonants and what are they 11. how many classification criteria we use for vowels and what are they 12. explain front/back, high/low, rounded/unrounded, tense/lax 13. name English diphthongs 14. name English lax vowels and tense vowels 15. what is the difference between consonants and vowels 16. what brackets do we use for narrow and what for broad transcription 17. define: obstruents, sonorants, sibilants, liquids, continuants, coronals, dorsals 18. describe the two ways in which English retroflex rhotics (approximant) is articulated (free 18....
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