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Introduction to Linguistics Homework Exercise 16
Prepare for tutorial for the week of February 14-18.
1. Give the articulatory description that corresponds to each of the following symbols. eg. [b] voiced bilabial stop
a) [s] b) [i] c) [p] d) [m] e)  f) [u] g) [g] h [c] 2. Characterize each of the following groups of sounds based on the articulatory feature or features shared by each member of the group eg. [ i I U u ] high vowels a) [pbtdkg] e) [dznl] b) [pbm] f) [ileeae]
c) [W523] g)  d) [pftsjckh] h) [quo] see over —> 3. In each of the following pairs of words, the sounds represented in boldface differ by one or more
phonetic features. State the differences and also which features they have in common. eg. stand / bet [t] is voiceless and alveolar; [b] is voiced and bilabial.
Both are stops. a) wet yet d) bath bathe
b) reduce reduction e) tear belt 0) gets ray f) impolite mink
Quiz 2 Quiz 2 will be held in tutorials the week of February 28-March 4. The quiz requires that one be
able to classify consonant and vowel symbols on the basis of articulatory properties. Background: summary handout 11 and associated reading in text.
Possible question types:
0 Give the symbol that corrsponds to the following articulatory description.
voiced bilabial stop
0 Give the articulatory description that corrsponds to the following symbol.
Answer: voiced bilabial stop
- Indicate the feature or features that are shared by the following groups of sounds.
[p b] Answer: bilabial stops ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course LING 1000 taught by Professor Tom during the Fall '08 term at York University.
- Fall '08