Phonetics and Phonology

Try to recollect what you have read about the manner of articulation of consonants' sounds! Resist the urge to just look it up.



How many plosives does the English language have?

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How many of them are voiceless?

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/f/ and /v/ are both slit fricatives.

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How many voiceless nasals are there in the English language?

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/dʒ/ and /tʃ/ share all features except for

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How many groove fricatives are there in English?

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Slit fricatives and groove fricatives only differ in the state of the tip of the tongue.

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In groove fricatives, the tip of the tongue is rather flat.

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All English approximants are voiced.

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Which of the following sounds is an affricte?

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Which of the following sounds share the feature groove fricative?

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/l/ is the only lateral in English.

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