Phonetic Transcription of English
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Phonetic Transcription of English

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Questions and Answers

¿Cuál es el propósito principal de la transcripción fonética?

Representar los sonidos hablados en forma escrita

¿Cuál tipo de transcripción fonética proporciona una representación detallada y precisa de la pronunciación de una palabra?

Transcripción fonética estrecha

¿Cuál es el sistema de símbolos fonéticos estandarizado?

Alfabeto Fonético Internacional

¿Cuál es el tipo de vocal que se pronuncia con un sonido puro y único?

<p>Monoptongo</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál consonante se pronuncia bloqueando el flujo de aire con la lengua o los labios?

<p>Stop</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál es el símbolo fonético para la vocal 'beat' en inglés?

<p>/i/</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál es el tipo de consonante que se pronuncia permitiendo que el aire fluya libremente entre la lengua y los dientes?

<p>Líquida</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál es el símbolo fonético para la consonante 'sh' en inglés?

<p>/ʃ/</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál es el tipo de transcripción fonética que proporciona una idea general de la pronunciación de una palabra?

<p>Transcripción fonética amplia</p> Signup and view all the answers

¿Cuál es el símbolo fonético para la vocal 'law' en inglés?

<p>/ɔ/</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Phonetic Transcription

What is Phonetic Transcription?

  • Phonetic transcription is a way of representing spoken sounds in written form using symbols
  • It helps to identify the exact sounds of words in spoken language

Types of Phonetic Transcription

  • Broad transcription: provides a general idea of the pronunciation of a word
  • Narrow transcription: provides a detailed and precise representation of the pronunciation of a word

Phonetic Symbols

  • The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a standardized system of phonetic symbols
  • IPA symbols are used to represent the sounds of spoken languages in a unique and consistent way

English Vowels in Phonetic Transcription

  • Monophthong vowels: single, pure vowel sounds
    • /i/ (beat)
    • /ɪ/ (bit)
    • /e/ (bet)
    • /ɛ/ (bet)
    • /æ/ (bat)
    • /ɑ/ (father)
    • /ɔ/ (law)
    • /ʊ/ (boot)
    • /u/ (boot)
  • Diphthong vowels: gliding vowel sounds
    • /aɪ/ (buy)
    • /aʊ/ (how)
    • /eɪ/ (play)
    • /oɪ/ (boy)
    • /eə/ (here)

English Consonants in Phonetic Transcription

  • Stop consonants: made by blocking airflow with the tongue or lips
    • /p/ (pat)
    • /b/ (bat)
    • /t/ (tap)
    • /d/ (dog)
    • /k/ (cat)
    • /g/ (go)
  • Fricative consonants: made by directing airflow through a narrow channel
    • /f/ (fox)
    • /v/ (van)
    • /s/ (sat)
    • /z/ (zap)
    • /h/ (hat)
    • /θ/ (thin)
    • /ð/ (this)
    • /ʃ/ (shoe)
    • /ʒ/ (treasure)
  • Nasal consonants: made by allowing air to flow through the nose
    • /m/ (mat)
    • /n/ (nat)
    • /ŋ/ (sing)
  • Liquid consonants: made by allowing air to flow freely between the tongue and teeth
    • /l/ (let)
    • /r/ (red)
  • Approximant consonants: made by directing airflow through a wide channel
    • /j/ (yes)
    • /w/ (wet)

Note: This is not an exhaustive list of phonetic symbols, but it covers the basics of English vowels and consonants.

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Learn about phonetic transcription, its types, and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols used to represent English vowels and consonants. Practice recognizing monophthong and diphthong vowels, and stop, fricative, nasal, liquid, and approximant consonants.

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