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Unformatted text preview: - Unaspirated: spin, stick, skin- There are more than 5 vowels in English. This common idea is based on the orthography of English. Vowel Classification- Height: The position of the tongue body with respect to the vertical axis (High: I/ee)- Frontness/Backness: The position of the tongue body with respect to the horizontal axis (Back: u/oo)- Rounding: The configuration of the lips: spread, rounded or protruded (Low: a)-Ending Front vs Ending Back : hate/height vs hoed, how’d-Vowels that do not change during the entire duration are called monothongs,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course LIN 100 taught by Professor Avelino during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto.
- Fall '08