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4. Transcribe the following words. In each line, circle the word(s) that begin(s) with a consonant that meets the description on the left.
Alveolar meat /mI:t/ pat /pæt/ sit /sIt/ boat/bout/ rate /reIt/
Velar green /gri:n/ tool /tu:l/ case /keIs/ hot /hat/ knot /nat/
Labiodental cat /kæt/ this /ðIs/ chat /tʃæt/ vat/væt/ fat /fæt/
Bilabial brick /brIk/ thick /θIk/ lick /lIk/ sick /sIk/ pick /pIk/
Dental pay /peI/ thank /θæŋk/ witch /wItʃ/ tough /tʌf/thought/θɔ:t/
Palatoalveolar sigh /sɑIt/ clay /kleI/ tie /tɑI/ sure /ʃuə/ judge /dʒʌdʒ/
Affricate church /tʃɛ:tʃ/ garage /gərɑdʒ/ noon /nu:n/ jury /dʒuərI/touch /tʌtʃ/
Lateral boat /bowt/ late /leIt/ pray /prey/ never /nɛvə/ love /lʌv/



5. Write down the phonetic symbols representing the following descriptions, and illustrate eachof the sounds with two English words.
a) A high front tense unrounded vowel [i]
b) A low back lax unrounded vowel [ɑ]
c) A mid front tense unrounded vowel [e]
d) A mid front lax unrounded vowel[ɛ]
e) A high back lax rounded vowel [ʊ]
f) A mid back lax rounded vowel [ɔ]



6. Transcribe the following words and circle the one(s) that contain(s) a vowel that fits the description on theleft.
Low small /smɔ:l/ bat /bæt/ great /greIt/ car /ka:r/ flea /fli:/
Front river /rIvr/ song /sɔ:ŋ/ tell /tɛl/ trap /træp/ bright /braIt/
Backloud /laud/ so /sou/ left /lɛft/ mud /mʌd/ trip /trIp/
High shore /ʃɔ:r/ shop /ʃap/ bank /bæŋk/ fall /fɔ:l/ moose /mu:s/
Rounded meet /mi:t/coarse /kɔ:rs/ such /sʌtʃ/ group /gru:p cry /kraI/

7. Check this link http://quizlet.com/1260195/quiz-2-ch-5-8-flash-cards/, and then define:
STOPS: is a stop consonant in which the...
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