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ela metalanguage 2: phonology and phonetics Test

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  1. IPA (stands for)
  2. stress
  3. phoneme
  4. phonology
  5. articulation
  1. a the study of the sound systems of a language
  2. b the physical production of particular speech sounds
  3. c the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word, or to certain words in a phrase or sentence
  4. d International Phonetic Alphabet
  5. e the smallest unit of sound in language

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
  2. plosives, fricatives, affricatives, approximants
  3. the adding of a sound in speech
  4. The loudness or softness of sounds
  5. pitch, stress, volume, tempo, intonation

5 True/False Questions

  1. vocal effectsexamples: cough, laughter, breath


  2. phoneticsthe study and classification of speech sounds


  3. consonancea sound produced by partial or total obstruction of airflow


  4. diphthong2 vowel sounds merge into one (like /ai/ in buy)


  5. manner of articulation (def)plosives, fricatives, affricatives, approximants


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