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Lecture 3

SPHR 2130 Lecture 3: sphr lecture 3


Department
Speech and Hearing Science
Course Code
SPHR 2130
Professor
Schulz
Lecture
3

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Lecture 3
Phonetics: Vowels, Suprasegmentals
Vowels:
How Do Vowels Differ From Consonants
Amount of Vocal Tract Constriction
Form the Nucleus of a Syllable
Carry Suprasegmentals
Two Kinds of Vowels
Monophthongs
“Simple” Vowels
One Position
Diphthongs
“Complex” Vowels
Transition from One Vowel Position to Another
Articulatory Phonetics:
Monophthong Vowels
Tongue Height
Tongue Advancement
Lip Rounding
Tenseness
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Tongue Height
High
[i, I, u, U]
Mid
[ , , , ]
Low
[æ, a]
Tongue Advancement
Front
[i, I, , æ]
Central
[ , ]
Back
[u, U, , a]
Lip Rounding
Rounded
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[u, U, ]
Unrounded
[i, I, , , , æ, a]
Diphthongs
Suprasegmentals
Length
non-meaningful
meaningful
inherent
contextual
Intonation
Tone
Languages
Stress
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