Phonetics assignment three – complete task with 04 activities with Word fie

Exercices

1)-EXERCISE ONE: (01pts×05)

Complete the following sentences with the correct plural form:

Ø Tom used a sharp knife, but the butcher has several (Knives)

Ø Mona ate half a grapefruit, and cut the other grapefruits into (halves).

Ø The police caught one thief but the rest of the (theives) ran away.

Ø Sarah bought a new scarf, so she now has several (scarves)

Ø I could only eat one loaf of bread, and left the other three (loaves) in the freezer.

2)-EXERCISE TWO: (0.5×10)

Supply pairs of English words which can be distinguished by the following sets of sounds, e.g. for /f/and /v/, feel and veal.

Sound Pair

Word Pair (Minimal Pair)

/f/& /v/

Feel & Veal

/θ/ & / ð /

Thigh & thug

/s/ & /z/

Seal & Zeal

/s/ & /θ/

Sum& Thumb

/z/ & / ð /

Zen& Then

/p/ & /b/

Peach& Beach

/t/ & /d/

Time& d
ime

/k/ & /g/

Cold & gold

/t/ & /p/

Tie & Pie

/d/ & /f/

Deed & Feed

/ʃ/ & /tʃ/

Chip & Chimp

3)-EXERCISE THREE: (01pts×05)

Transcribe the following words:

Word

Transcription

wish

/wɪʃ/

witch

/wɪtʃ/

large

/lɑːdʒ/

jam

/dʒæm/

fashion

/ˈfæʃn/

4)-EXERCISE FOUR: (0.5pts×10)

Read the following transcriptions and write the words as you would in normal English spelling.

IPA Form

Regular Spelling

/θauzənd/

Thousand

/hevən/

Heaven

/feðə/

Feather

/seɪf/

Safe

/kɪtʃn/

Kitchen

/tʃ3:tʃ/

Church

/dʒʌdʒ/

Judge

/neɪʃən/

Nation

/treʒə/

Treasure

/jeləu/

Yellow

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