Classes Noncontinuants/Continuants Obstruents/Sonorants Consonants/Vowels Syllabic We also utilize tone, pitch and stress each time we speak.
Now try it again…. Przemysław pʒɛmɛswav Międzyrzecz miɛndʒɛʒɛtʃ This is why we need articulatory phonetics!
How is this relevant to the ESOL classroom??? Study on Perception of English Vowels by Native Speakers of Spanish in a Classroom Setting (Garcia-Perez) Listener Adaptation to Foreign-Accented English (Bradlow and Bent) Clear Speech Effect for Non-Native Listeners (Bradlow and Bent)
Why do we need to know this?
Anita Bath (I need a bath) I.P. Freely (I pee freely) Oliver Klozof (all of her clothes off) Ollie Tabooger (I'll eat a booger) Jacques Strap (jock strap) Seymour Butts (see more butts) Bea O'Problem (B.O. problem) Amanda Huggenkiss (A man to hug and kiss) Hugh Jass (huge ass) Ivana Tinkle (I wanna tinkle) Moe Lester (molester) Heywood U. Cuddleme (hey would you cuddle me?) I.M Stilaweener (I am still a wiener) Stu Piddiddiot (stupid idiot) Isobel Ringing (Is a bell ringing?) Al Coholic (alcoholic) I. M. Adope (I am a dope)
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