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5 Manners Of Articulation Notes

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Manners of Articulation

1 Learning Objective(s)
By the end of the lesson, you will be able to l describe the manners of articulation for all consonants of Received Pronunciation.

2 Manner of Articulation l

It is the configuration and interaction of the articulators when making a speech sound.

3 Broad Classification l l

Soronant (Resonant)

4 Obstruent l

It is a speech sound that is formed by obstructing airflow.

5 Sonorant l

It is a speech sound that is produced with continuous, non-turbulent airflow in the vocal tract.

6 English Sounds
Obstruent l Plosive l Affricate l Fricative

Sonorant l Nasal l Approximant l Lateral l Vowel


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