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test#1review - Ch.1, 2, & 14.1-1. Explain the...

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Ch.1, 2, & 14.1---- 1. Explain the difference btw voiced and voiceless sounds - for the production of voiced sounds vocal cords come very close together to the point of almost touching that air passes through and creates the vibrations; nothing is being done in the larynx and sounds are being produced with vibrations (voiced) the configuration of the vocal cords and the glottis is exposed air passes freely which causes no vibrations and makes it voiceless. SHOW EXAMPLES. 2. How are nasal vs. oral sounds articulated? When the velum lowers the air is allowed to go into the nasal cavity (nasal sounds); vowels do not block the cavity at all; the velum raises and blocks off the passage of air into the nasal cavity in oral sounds such as oral consonants. 3. Explain and discuss productivity It’s a feature that makes humans exceptional besides other species that have languages and it allows us to understand novel messages. As speakers and hearers we are able to understand any novel sounds
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