Pronunciation

Segmental

Supra-Segmental

Phonemes (44) Primary
OR

Stress

Intonation

Vowels (20)

Consonants (24)

Secondary
OR

Strong Stress

Weak Stress

Pure Vowels OR Monophthongs (12)

Impure Vowels OR Diphthongs (08)

Rising Intonation

Falling Intonation

Phonetics Defined
Phonetics is a science of sound. Phonetics is a subject that deals with speech sound represented by phonemes. Phonetics is the study of the production, transmission and reception of speech sound. It studies the medium of spoken language

PHONETICS
PHONE PHONEMES VOWELS CONSONANTS PURE VOWELS OR MONOPHTHONGS IMPURE VOWELS OR DIPHTHONGS LENGTH: (i) SHORT VOWELS (ii) LONG VOWELS STRESS INTONATION AMERICAN ENGLISH. VS BRITISH ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION OF “R” IN BRITISH ENGLISH

BREAKDOWN OF PHONEMES
PHONEMES (44) VOWELS (20) VOWELS (20) CONSONANTS (24)

PURE VOWELS OR MONOPHTHONGS (12)

IMPURE VOWELS OR DIPHTHONGS (08)

VOWELS
I i: e æ o o:
sit, bit seat, beat pen, men pan, man pot, shot short, sword

u u: C

pull, full pool, fool about, photograph but, cut car, far fur, curd

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A: J:

CONSONANTS
I θ ð she, ship, shake thank, three, thrill that, there, them child, chain, chop page, june, judge vision, pleasure Zoo, zebra, zeal King, sing, ring Yet, university

J Z L j

DIPHTHONGS eI aI oI au Cu eC IC uC
daily, main Five, kind Boy, toy town, down home, go Hair, fair near, dear poor, tour

PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION
• TO MAKE PHONETIC-

TRANSCRIPTION: • PRONOUNCE THE GIVEN WORD CORRECTLY FIRST. • FIND OUT THE CORRECT SYMBOL FOR SOUND FROM TABLE 1,2 & 3 ACCORDING TO YOUR NEED. • GIVE / / AT THE END OF YOUR SPELLING.

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01. Write down the phonemes of the underline parts of the following words: 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. Cage Bench About Pleasure Home Bring Shame Frank 09. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Short Thank There Seed Exact Lamb Bomb -

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02.Write down the English words of which the transcriptions are given below: 01. /tIeIn/ 02. /΄ILglII/ 03. /ʤu:n/ 04. /΄kæptIn/ 05. 06. 07. 08. /sΛtI/ /΄IkstrC/ /feIt/ /fIC(r)/ 09. /kJ:nl/ 10. /nCu/ 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. /΄æʤIktIv/ /pILk/ /waIt/ /hætI/ /θo:t/

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Question: Give the phonetic transcription of the following words
√ AbleBasic √ TablePound√ PageShameSeedCakeVisionChopBankChildChairKingSingshameCareSameChop√ KingClashBlank√ √ √ √ √ RoughTough DoctorChairBasic PoundThatVisionBankSingThank4

Question: Give the phonetic transcription of the following words
√ √ ThingBlood FloodMeasure DonorAny thingOutEvilFatherBread BreakBasin√ Basic√ Basis√ SureBlossomChiefEnglishAngelHaughtySceneWearWealthy√ ExamStoneCloudSlashEvilMotherBridgePeerCottageAngel5

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Question: Give the phonetic transcription of the following words
√ WomanWomenArmHealthWhiteWhatWhereColonelGeneralPromiseExtraMoonDrink-

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