Task Phonetics: Example of exams and answer

Task_1: Explaining the difference between the following terms briefly (All the groups) (6 pts)

1- Phonettes/Phonology (2:pts) for each similar answer

Phonetics is the study and classification, description and transcription of human
speech sounds. However, phonology is the system of contrastive relationships
among the speech sounds that constitute the components of a language, itis also the study of phonological systems within a language or between different languages.

2-Acoustle/Arteulatory phonetics (2 pts) for each similar answer

Acoustic phonetics deals with the physical properties of speech sounds as sound
eaves in the air; it deals with what happens in the air between speaker and hearer
However, articulatory phonetics studies speech organs (the tongue, lips, vocal folds,
teeth, ete.) and how they move to produce particular sounds

3-Vowels/Consonants (2pts) for each similar answ

Firstly, in vowels articulation there is no obstruction of airflow; furthermore, all the Mable. However, for consonants are voiced and it must be found in any
there ix an obstruction or narrowing of airflow; moreover, some consonants are voiced and others are voiceless. Finally, consonants are optional in a syllable.

Task 2:

Fill in the gaps with the most appropriate terms (All the groups) (4 pts)

In the course of sound production, the airstream produced by the TWAS goes into the

FREHER|at top of wiich the HAVA is situated. Inside the former ongan of speech, there are the MOGAICOFAS which may HHBEAEE|or not, and the GIOEES, Finally, the airstream releases

Task 3: say either the following statements are trite or false and correcting the wrong ones
(All the groups) (0 pts)

1 -Phonetics is the study of any speech sounds.
2- RP is an abbreviation, which stands for Regular Pronunciation=> False
correction: RP is an abbreviation, which stands for Received Pronunciation,
3-English monophthongs can be long or short =>True
4- In vowel articulation, the airflow is obstructed or forced into friction =>False

In vowel articulation, the airflow is not obstructed or itis not forced into friction.

vowel sounds are fourteen (14), which make up the RP vowels.

The English vowel sounds are twenty (20), which make up the RP vowel sounds.

6- During sound articulation the air of the lungs goes from the larynx into the trachea, (alge During sound articulation the air of the lungs goes from the trachea into the larynx).


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