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Phonetics

  1. 1. Phonetics
  2. 2. What is Phonetics? <ul><li>Phonetics  (from the Greek word  phone  = sound/voice) is the study of speech sounds (voice). </li></ul><ul><li>It is concerned with the actual nature of the sounds and their production. </li></ul><ul><li>Phonology, which operates at the level of sound systems and linguistic units (such as phonemes and distinctive features).  </li></ul>
  3. 4. Dipthong <ul><li>In phonology, a  diphthong , (also  gliding vowel ) </li></ul><ul><li>Literally &quot;two sounds&quot; or &quot;two tones&quot;) refers to two adjacent vowel sounds occurring within the same syllable.  </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: [sounds] eye, oy, air </li></ul>
  4. 5. Focus Sounds <ul><li>p / f </li></ul><ul><li>th </li></ul><ul><li>b / v </li></ul><ul><li>j / y </li></ul><ul><li>s / z </li></ul>

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