Dialect and phonology assignment | English homework help
1. major difference between GAE and Southern American English?the glides
the front vowels
2. Tensing variations ,Vowel lowering ,Diphthong variations ,Monophthongization ,Deletion of post vocalic r.
match the best answer: the name harry is produced as haeri
the word car is pronoinced as Ka
the word course is pronounced as kos
the word fit is pronounced as fit
two is pronounced as tiu
3.The Telsur project did what? Choose as many as apply.
confirmed that vowel articulation in the US is not static
determined that people from the south use their vowels all wrong
determined that people from the Inland North talk funny
systematically examined speakers from 145 urban centers
4.What has happened to vowel articulation in the US? Choose as many as apply.
Northern Cities Shift
The born/barn effect in Utah
Back upglide shift in Southern English
Low back merger in the West
5.Arabic English speakers may have problems in their pronunciations of SAE words. Check all that apply.
voicing of p
devoicing of v
initial consonant clusters
6.Russian speakers of English may struggle with which of the following? Check all that apply.
word final devoicing
using epenthesis at the end of a word where it should not be used
7.Tagalog speakers are predicted to have problems with which English sounds listed below. Check all that apply.
8.Cantonese speakers are predicted to have problems with which sounds listed below. Check all that apply.
the voiced stops