Phonetics assignment two: answer the questions

· Answer :

1) The tip of the tongue touching the upper teeth = ……. « apico-dental ».

2) what is the The tip of the tongue touching the alveolar ridge ? « alveolar consonant »

3) The lips coming together = « A bilabial sound »

4) What sound is a voiceless bilabial plosive ? « P»

5) What sound is a voiceless labiodental fricative ? «F» or «V»

6) Each of the following sets contains three similar sounds and an odd one. Pick out the odd (different) member and explain why it is different.

1. b, p, s, t (s fricative sound and b,p,t plosives sound).

2. b, k, t, p( b voiced plositives sound, k,t,p voiceless sound).

3. b, m, p, s(s alveolar sound, b, p, m bilabial sound)

4. l, f, v, s(l laterals , f,v,s fricatives sound )

5. t, n, l, p(p bilabial sound, t,l,n alveolar sound )

6. t, d, f, s(f labiodental sound, t,d,s alveolar sound)

7. m, g, p, z( p  voiceless consonants,m,g,z voiced consonants)

8. t, k, Ŋ, g(t alveolar sound, t,k,Ŋ velar sound)

9. n, p, v, w(p voiceless sound,n,v,w voiced sound)

10. s, z, f, t(s plosive sound,z,f,t fricative sound)

§ Answer :

From the following contains, the odd(diffrent)member are:

1) s =>fricative sound

2) b => voiced plositives sound

3) s => alveolar sound

4) l => laterals sound

5) p => bilabial sound

6) f => labiodental sound

7) p=> voiceless consonants

8) t=>  alveolar sound

9) p=> voiceless sound

10) s=> plosives sound

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