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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. consonance
  2. onomatopoeia
  3. prosodic features (list)
  4. vocal effects
  5. pitch
  1. a the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
  2. b pitch, stress, volume, tempo, intonation
  3. c The repetition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words
  4. d examples: cough, laughter, breath
  5. e a measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the physical location where the airflow is obstructed as a consonant is produced ie, dental, labial, alveolar, nasal)
  2. The loudness or softness of sounds
  3. the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring words
  4. a sound produced by partial or total obstruction of airflow
  5. the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word, or to certain words in a phrase or sentence

5 True/False questions

  1. phoneticsthe smallest unit of sound in language


  2. connected speechthe use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning


  3. phonemeThe loudness or softness of sounds


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


  5. IPA (stands for)International Phonetic Alphabet


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