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They can be combined with other ________s to create meaningful units such as morphemes or words
- The position in a word determines different pronunciation. - All phonemes have __________s.
Monothongs, diphthongs and triphthongs are types of _______
They can be voiced or unvoiced. - Other types of speech sound are vowels and semi-vowels.
Other types of vowel sound are monothongs and triphthongs. - It is one phoneme. - The stress is on the first component.
many ________ sounds have a voiceless counterpart, e.g. ________ /z/ and voiceless /s/
many voiced sounds have a ___________ counterpart, e.g. voiced /z/ and _______ /s/
They can be compared with syllable-timed languages, like Spanish/Japanese
They can be compared with syllable-timed languages, like English/German
other features of connected speech include liaison and elision
other features of connected speech include assimilation and elision
A feature of connected speech in which a sound is omitted, often because another, similar, sound follows
most _________ involve replacement of the vowel by schwa
the basic unit of _________ is a tone unit, centred on a nucleus
the structure of a tone unit is (pre-head) (head) tonic syllable (tail)
(often) the most important content word in the tone unit
In tonal languages, ______ can change the meaning of a word. In English, it indicates attitude.
- The transcription uses /..../ - In the classroom, phonological areas include phonemes, intonation, stress and features of connected speech
the study of human speech
other features of connected speech include assimilation, liaison, and elision