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5 Matching questions

  1. phonetics
  2. pitch
  3. connected speech
  4. prosodic features (list)
  5. alliteration
  1. a a measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave
  2. b the study and classification of speech sounds
  3. c pitch, stress, volume, tempo, intonation
  4. d the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring words
  5. e A term which refers to the way that speech sounds are produced as part of a continuous sequence, rather than in isolation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The vowel becomes more like the schwa when spoken in connected speech.
  2. the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word, or to certain words in a phrase or sentence
  3. the study of the sound systems of a language
  4. rate of speed
  5. 2 vowel sounds merge into one (like /ai/ in buy)

5 True/False questions

  1. rhythmthe arrangement of word endings that agree in vowel and consonant sounds


  2. insertionthe adding of a sound in speech


  3. articulationthe physical production of particular speech sounds


  4. elisionthe omission of a sound in speech


  5. voicinga sound produced with no obstruction to the airflow


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