Alfred's IPA Made Easy: A Guidebook for the International by Anna Wentlent

By Anna Wentlent

What number years has it been for the reason that your final diction category? this useful guidebook is a simple reference for the symbols utilized in IPA: what they appear to be and the way they're stated. instance phrases for each image are integrated in English, Latin, Italian, German, French, and Spanish. And an internet source contains recorded demonstrations of each sound. a transparent and concise device for making a song in international languages, both valuable within the choir room and the vocal studio. Dimensions are 5.25" x 7.5".

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With the tongue in the position for the vowel sound [a], emit air as if making an “h” sound. English Italian n/a n/a French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish Bach n/a Listening Lab: Example #51 55 [ʎ] voiced approximant consonant Referred to as an “elya,” this consonant sound is similar to [l], but is produced with the blade of the tongue instead of the tip. English Italian n/a Pagliacci French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish n/a n/a Listening Lab: Example #52 56 [z] voiced fricative consonant Articulate this sound clearly by consciously allowing air to exit the front of the mouth between the teeth and tongue.

With the tongue in the position for the vowel sound [I], emit air as if making an “h” sound. English Italian n/a n/a French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish mich n/a Listening Lab: Example #27 31 [d] voiced plosive consonant Keep the lips and jaw relaxed to avoid tension. English Italian dinner dolce French Latin fide`le Deo German Spanish das do' nde Listening Lab: Example #28 32 [f] unvoiced fricative consonant Avoid pressing. This fricative consonant should be a smooth, sustained sound. English Italian fan forte French Latin affaire fili German Spanish fein fino Listening Lab: Example #29 33 [g] voiced plosive consonant Avoid tension by keeping the tip of the tongue behind the bottom front teeth.

It is unique to English. English Italian dairy n/a French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish n/a n/a Listening Lab: Example #43 47 [s] unvoiced fricative consonant Articulate this sound clearly by consciously allowing air to exit the front of the mouth between the teeth and tongue. English Italian race sei French Latin classe spiritu German Spanish das rosa Listening Lab: Example #44 48 [S] unvoiced fricative consonant Articulate this sound clearly by consciously allowing air to exit the front of the mouth between the teeth and tongue.

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