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Department
Linguistics
Course
LING101
Professor
Bob Koch
Semester
Winter

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Linguistics 101 Chapter 3 Phonetics: The Sounds of Language - Articulatory Phonetics – Studies the physiological mechanisms of speech production. - Acoustic Phonetics – Concerned with measuring and analyzing the physical properties of the sound waves we produce when we speak. 3.1 Phonetic Transcription - Segments – Single symbol, individual phones produced by coordinating the number of individual articulatory gestures. - Features – Subunits of which segments are composed of. 3.2 The sound-producing System - Vocal folds positioned in different states determine whether it is voiceless, voices, whisper or murmur. 3.3 Sound Classes - Consonant Sounds – voiced or voiceless made with either a complete closure or narrowing of vocal tract. - Vowels – little obstruction, usually voiced (Sonorous – louder and longer lasting). - Vowel – nucleus of a syllable. - Glides – Semi-vowel, semi-consonant, rapidly articulated vowels (yet, wet, boy, see you, who would) 3.4 Consona
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