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the study of the speech sounds, their production, perception, and physical properties made in the production of human speech. "what you do"
serves as the filter for speech; main function is consumption, chewing, and swallowing
the study of the distinctive sounds and characteristic patterns of a spoken language. "what you know"
the distinctive sounds of a language and the written symbols used to represent them, often determined by finding minimal pairs or minimal sets of words
the concise, unambiguous statements that describe the sound patterns of a language
two words, with different meanings, that sound identical except for one sound; often help determine the phonemes of a language (pat & bat & cat)
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