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By Peter Ladefoged

Phonetics is so comprehensible with A path IN PHONETICS and its CD! This best-selling textual content will get undergraduates painlessly into the subdiscipline of phonetics. Attuning your ear and training speech sounds is simple with the CD-ROM; over 4,000 audio records comprise many models of English and nearly a hundred different languages. The CD additionally includes fabric for each chapter--recordings of phrases within the tables and function exercises--and maps with hyperlinks to sounds of the languages spoken in a variety of components of the area.

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15 Sounds illustrating all the places of articulation discussed so far, except for retroflex sounds. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. 28 CHAPTER 1 Articulation and Acoustics 3. Circle the words that begin with a labiodental consonant: fat cat that mat chat vat 4. Circle the words that begin with an alveolar consonant: zip nip lip sip tip dip 5. Circle the words that begin with a dental consonant: pie guy shy thigh thy high 6.

The vowel in boy [ bOI ] is a combination of the sound [ O ] as in bawd and [ I ] as in hid. o o o o o Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. 2 with one of the other vowels followed by [ r ], while most British English speakers have additional diphthongs in these words. In each case, the end of the diphthong is [ E ], the same symbol we used for the beginning of the diphthong in hoe for most British English speakers.

The vowels in words such as hay, bait, they are transcribed with a sequence of two symbols, [ eI ], indicating that for most speakers of English, these words contain a diphthong. The first element in this diphthong is similar to sounds in Spanish or Italian that use the letter e, such as the Spanish word for ‘milk,’ which is written leche and pronounced [ letSe ]. The second element in the English words hay, bait, they is [ I ], the symbol used for transcribing the vowel in hid. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc.

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