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Doğuş UniversityDepartment of English Language and LiteratureProf. Dr. Mine Güven[email protected]2020/2021-Spring1
CONTENTSPhonetics: The sounds of languageSound segmentsIdentity of speech soundsSpelling and SpeechThe Phonetic AlphabetArticulatory phoneticsAirstream mechanismsVoiced and voiceless soundsNasal and oral sounds2
Websites useful for phonetics-sounds/ipa-chart-with-sounds/m3
Phonetics: The sounds of languageKnowledge of a language = knowing what sounds are in the language and how they are strung together to form meaningful units. All languages share a limited set of sounds. 4
Sound segmentsPhonetics: the study of speech sounds in all human languages to represent meanings.(1)cat[c æ t] (1) physically represents just one continuous sound: we do not pause after each sound/between words. Speech organs move continuously and produce a continuous signal (X-ray motion pictures).Spellingis not equal to phonetic make-up.(2)psycho[s k o ]In (2) there are 6 letters but only 4 sounds.

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