COMD 2050 CHAPTER 3

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COMD 2050-3 8/31/11 Ch. 3 Sounds of language Yule, G. (2010). The Study of Language (4th ed.). New York:
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GHOTI (fish) gh can represent [f] but only at the end of a word, like rough and laugh. At the beginning of a word, its pronounced [g], like ghost. gh can also be silent, like in high and might. The o represents [I] in women.
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How are speech sounds consistently represented in written form? Eek: pie ce, bea d, fee d Phonetic alphabet Speech sounds represented by symbols in brackets, [t] [p] [i] [upside down e] IPA (international phonetic alphabet) also includes speech sounds that are not a part of the English language. [x]- pronounced
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Phonetics The study of speech sounds Articulatory phonetics: how speech sounds are produced, or articulated. Acoustic phonetics: physical properties of speech sounds (sound waves, frequency, amplitude) Auditory phonetics: perception of sounds
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Vocal Tract In order to produce speech sounds, we must have: air Sound generated at the larynx . Vocal fold movement= voiceless vs. voiced sounds (sss vs. zzz) http://academic.kellogg.edu/herbrandsonc/bio201_mckinley/f25-5b_vocal_folds_lary_c.jpg
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YfO11Pry6Y&feature=related epiglottis and swallowing http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=IyTyLJrEFgA abnormal epiglottis Epiglottis
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Repertoire of speech sounds Changing shape of vocal tract by constriction of air. Constriction done by articulators
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COMD 2050 CHAPTER 3 - COMD 2050-3 Ch 3 Sounds of language...

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