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j 1.

Draw the vocal tract and indicate the organs of speech

2. Write down the phonetic symbols representing the following descriptions, and
illustrate each of the sounds with two English words.
a) A voiced labiodental fricative e) A voiceless bilabial stop
b) A voiceless alveolar fricative f) A voiceless dental fricative
c) A voiced palato-alveolar affricate g) A voiced velar stop
d) A voiceless glottal fricative

3. Answer the following questions.


a) What voiced consonant has the same place of articulation as [t] and the same
manner of articulation as [f]?
Castillo b) What voiceless consonant has the same active articulator as [b] and the same
passive articulator as [θ]?
Isabel c) What voiced consonant has the same place of articulation as [m] and the same
manner of articulation as [k]?
Lic. d) What voiced consonant has the same active articulator as [n] and the same passive
articulator as [f]?
e) Which tense vowel has the same height as [i] and the same advancement as [a]?
es f) Which rounded vowel has the same height as [ε]?
Exercis
ics 4. Transcribe the following words. In each line, circle the word(s) that begin(s) with
Phonet a consonant that meets the description on the left.
Alveolar meat pat sit boat rate
Velar green tool case hot knot
Labiodental cat this chat vat fat
Bilabial brick thick lick sick pick
Dental pay thank witch tough thought
Palatoalveolar sigh clay tie sure judge
Affricate church garage noon jury touch
Lateral boat late pray never love

5. Write down the phonetic symbols representing the following descriptions, and
illustrate each of the sounds with two English words.
a) A high front tense unrounded vowel
b) A low back lax unrounded vowel
c) A mid front tense unrounded vowel
d) A mid front lax unrounded vowel
e) A high back lax rounded vowel
f) A mid back lax rounded vowel

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6. Transcribe the following words and circle the one(s) that contain(s) a vowel that fits
the description on the left.
Low small bat great car flea
Front river song tell trap bright
Back loud so left mud trip
High shore shop bank fall moose
Rounded meet coarse such group cry

7. Do the exercises on:


http://www.usingenglish.com/files/pdf/phonetics-exercise-1.pdf

8. Do these (online)
http://www.ic.arizona.edu/~lsp/Phonetics%20Exercises/POA1.html
http://www.ic.arizona.edu/~lsp/Phonetics%20Exercises/MOA1.html
http://www.ic.arizona.edu/~lsp/Phonetics%20Exercises/Vowels1Ex.html

9. Complete

Manner Voicing Place


Bilabial Labiodentals Dental Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop voiceless
voiced
Fricative voiceless
voiced
Affricate voiceless
voiced
Nasal voiced
Liquid

Lateral voiced

Rhotic voiced
Glides voiced

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