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5 Matching questions

  1. IPA (stands for)
  2. consonance
  3. vowel reduction
  4. articulation
  5. vocal effects
  1. a the physical production of particular speech sounds
  2. b International Phonetic Alphabet
  3. c examples: cough, laughter, breath
  4. d The vowel becomes more like the schwa when spoken in connected speech.
  5. e The repetition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which a speech sound becomes similar or identical to a neighboring sound
  2. the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word, or to certain words in a phrase or sentence
  3. a measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave
  4. a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
  5. The loudness or softness of sounds

5 True/False questions

  1. intonationthe adding of a sound in speech


  2. phonologythe study and classification of speech sounds


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


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


  5. rhymethe arrangement of word endings that agree in vowel and consonant sounds