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5 Matching Questions

  1. insertion
  2. vowel reduction
  3. assimilation
  4. elision
  5. prosodic features (list)
  1. a the omission of a sound in speech
  2. b the process by which a speech sound becomes similar or identical to a neighboring sound
  3. c The vowel becomes more like the schwa when spoken in connected speech.
  4. d pitch, stress, volume, tempo, intonation
  5. e the adding of a sound in speech

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 2 vowel sounds merge into one (like /ai/ in buy)
  2. The loudness or softness of sounds
  3. A term which refers to the way that speech sounds are produced as part of a continuous sequence, rather than in isolation.
  4. examples: cough, laughter, breath
  5. the smallest unit of sound in language

5 True/False Questions

  1. onomatopoeiathe use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning


  2. assonanceThe repetition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words


  3. voicingsounds produced with the vibration of the vocal cords


  4. intonationthe adding of a sound in speech


  5. manner of articulation (def)describes
    how the tongue, lips, jaw, and other speech
    organs are involved in making a sound.


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