Phonetics: International Phonetic Alphabet and Aspirated Alveolar Stop

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2. Write the phonetic symbol for the last sound in each of the following words. Example: boy [ɔɪ] (Diphthongs should be treated as one sound.)

a b c d e f g h i j

Word fleece neigh long health watch cow rough cheese bleached rags

Last Sound [s] [I] [n] [ θ] [tʃ] [aw] [f] [z] [t] [z]

3. Write the following words in phonetic transcription, according to your pronunciation. Examples: knot [nat]; delightful [dilaɪtfəl] or [dəlaɪtfəl]. Some of you may pronounce some of these words the same.

a b c d e f g h i j k l

Word physics merry marry Mary yellow sticky

Phonetic Transcription [fIzIks] [mɛri] [meri ] [mɛərɪ] [jeloU] [stIkI]

transcription [trænskrɪpʃən] Fromkin tease weather coat Rodman [fromkIn] [tiz] [wɛðər] [kot] [rɑdmən]

m heath [hiθ] n "your name" [tjm laI] [ tətʃ ] o touch p q r s t u cough larynx through beautiful honest president

[kof]
[ lɛrɪŋks ] [ θru ] [ bjutəfəl ] [ anəst ] [ prɛzədɛnt ]

5. The following are all English words written in a broad phonetic transcription (thus omitting details such as nasalization and aspiration). Write the words using normal English orthography. a. [hit] A.Hit b. [strok] B.Stroke c. [fez] C.Fez d. [ton] D.Tone e. [boni] E.Bony f. [skrim] F.Scream

g. [frut] h. [pritʃər] i. [krak] j. [baks] k. [θæŋks] l. [wɛnzde] m. [krɔld] n. [kantʃiɛntʃəs] o. [parləmɛntæriən] p. [kwəbɛk] q. [pitsə] r. [bərak obamə] s. [dʒɔn məken] t. [tu θaʊzənd ænd et]

G.Fruit H.Preacher I.Crack J.Box K.Thanks L.Wednesday M.Crawled

N.Contentious O.Parliamentarian P.Quebec Q.Pizza R.Barack Obama S.John Makin T. Two Thousand and Eight

6. Write the symbol that corresponds to each of the following phonetic descriptions, then give an English word that contains this sound.

Example: Voiced alveolar stop! [d] dough
a. voiceless bilabial unaspirated stop [ ] b. low front vowel [ ] c. lateral liquid [ ] d. velar nasal [ ] e. voiced interdental fricative [ ] f. voiceless affricate [ ] g. palatal glide [ ] h. mid lax

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