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The English consonants Marcela Fuentes D. Postgraduate programme UGM

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Description of the English consonant sound system. It contains phonemes. Vowel sound system of RP English.

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  • The English consonantsMarcela Fuentes D.Postgraduate programmeUGM

  • The English consonants

    Sounds with no air obstruction (stricture)24 consonant sounds, different categories:VoicingPlace of articulationManner of articulation

  • Voicing

  • Voiced Consonantsi bit, si, stil, lif I bIt, sIk, lIp, lIv e bet, frend, rek Q kQt, trQp, bQd A lk, spt, lN, drp

  • The English vowels lk, spt, lN, drp bt, spt, l U lUk, bUk, tUk u rum, grup, but bld, bs, mnT

  • The English vowels ps, gl, fst baUt, titS, mAvls // and // have the same sound, but // is much shorter than // and its never accented.

  • Closing diphthongs

  • Centring diphthons

  • DiphthongseI beI, meI, leIdi U bUt, nU, rUd aI maIn, maI, raIs aU faUnd, maUT, naU I bI, tI, mIst

  • DiphthongsI tIz, hI, mI e fe, stez, he U tU, jUrp, kjU

    t, jrp, kj