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Dictation Practice for Quiz #2

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Orthographic Representation
1
“Paul looked around and saw wooden buttons”. (1 schwa,  1 diphthong, 1 lengthened consonant,   2 syllabic consonants, 1 unreleased voiceless stop, 1 unreleased voiced stop)


2

“Do you still have to go to Sweden?” (3 schwas, 1 diphthong, 1 lengthened vowel, 1 rounded vowel, 1 labialized sibilant consonant, 1 syllabic consonant,  1 unreleased voiced consonant, 1 rising terminal juncture)


3

“My niece is herding mountain sheep." (1 lengthened vowel (compensatory lengthening accompanying monophthongization),  one diphthong, 1 stressed rhotic vowel, 2 unreleased stops, 2 syllabic consonants)



4
“Ginger wished for a turquoise pin.”  (1 schwa,  2 schwars, one diphthong,  1 stressed rhotic vowel,  3 vowels with lowered tongue body)



5

“Jim was an enormous disappointment.” (3 schwas, 1 r-colored vowel, 2 whistled consonants, 1 diphthong)