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Lab #10 Exercise -- Phonetic Transcription from dictation --  Feedback

Start in Lab, due in class on Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Instructions:  Give the phonetic transcription for each dictated utterance. Include the diacritic symbols as indicated.

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Utterance in English orthography with hints for diacritic symbols
1.

"A student once went to his teacher." (2 schwa, 1 schwar, 1 glottal stop, 1 lowered tongue body, one long consonant, one raised tongue body)



2.

"He asked his teacher a question." (1 schwa, 1 schwar, 1 rounded consonant)


3.

"Sir, is there any good in talking a lot?" (1 schwa, 1 stressed rhotic vowel, 1 r-colored vowel, 1 rising terminal juncture, 1 internal open juncture)


4.
"The teacher replied: 'Toads and frogs croak night and day.'" (2 schwas, 1 schwa, 2 syllabic consonants, 5 diphthongs, 1 falling terminal juncture, 1 internal open juncture)



5.
"But nobody pays any attention to them." (3 schwas, 2 diphthongs)


6.
 "But the cock crows at a certain time of night,"(4 schwas, 3 diphthongs, 1 long consonant, 1 stressed rhotic vowel, 1 checked terminal juncture)


7.
"and wakes up everyone." (1 schwa, 1 diphthong)


8.
"The teacher smiled at his student and said," (1 schwa, 1 diphthong, 1 fricative with nasal emissions, 1 checked terminal juncture)


9.
"This proves that no good is achieved by talking a lot." (2 schwas, 2 diphthongs)


10.
"What is important is to say the right thing at the right time." (4 schwas, 4 diphthongs, 1 long consonant)