# Theoretical phonetics. Study guide for second year students. Борискина О.О - 5 стр.

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speech can be extracted from any kind of source (television shows, radio shows,
movies, conversations between / among native speakers of English, etc.) and
from any type of English (British, American, Australian, etc.);
to sit a final examination
( 40% of the final grade) which consists of two
parts: (1) a written essay of two of the theoretical aspects of the course; (2) the
analysis of natural speech phenomena on a heard text. Below you can see Final
Examination Example and a list of the theoretical aspects of the course.
Контрольно-измерительный материал 12
1. Manifestation of intonation and its linguistic functions.
Basic intonation patterns of Modern English.
2. Listen to the utterance on the tape and comment on the phonetic
phenomena in connected speech (sound modifications, sentence stress,
intonation, etc.), the type and style it represents.
Theoretical Aspects of the Course
1. Phonetics as a branch of linguistics. Applications of phonetics.
2. Aspects of the sound matter of language.
3. Components of the phonetic system of language.
4. English is a non-phonetic language. International Phonetic Alphabet.
5. National and regional pronunciation variants of English.
6. British and American pronunciation models. Most distinctive features of
BBC English and Network English.
7. The articulatory classification of English vowels.
8. The articulatory classification of English consonants.
9. Phoneme as many-sided dialectic unity of language. Types of allophones.
Distinctive and irrelevant features of the phoneme.
10. The system of vowel phonemes in English. Problem of diphthongs.
11. The system of consonant phonemes in English. Problem of affricates.
12. Modifications of English consonants in connected speech. Assimilation.
Elision.
13. Modifications of English consonants in connected speech. Assimilation.
Accomodation.
14. Modifications of vowels in connected speech. Reduction. Accomodation.
16. Theories on syllable division and formation.
17. The structure and functions of syllable in English.
18. Word stress in English. Its nature and function.
19. The degrees and the position of word stress.
20. Intonation and prosody: definition, functions, components, spheres
of application.
21. Intonation and prosody: intonation patterns.
22. The framework for intonation.
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speech can be extracted from any kind of source (television shows, radio shows,
movies, conversations between / among native speakers of English, etc.) and
from any type of English (British, American, Australian, etc.);
• to sit a final examination ( 40% of the final grade) which consists of two
parts: (1) a written essay of two of the theoretical aspects of the course; (2) the
analysis of natural speech phenomena on a heard text. Below you can see Final
Examination Example and a list of the theoretical aspects of the course.
Контрольно-измерительный материал №12

1. Manifestation of intonation and its linguistic functions.
Basic intonation patterns of Modern English.

2. Listen to the utterance on the tape and comment on the phonetic
phenomena in connected speech (sound modifications, sentence stress,
intonation, etc.), the type and style it represents.

Theoretical Aspects of the Course
1. Phonetics as a branch of linguistics. Applications of phonetics.
2. Aspects of the sound matter of language.
3. Components of the phonetic system of language.
4. English is a non-phonetic language. International Phonetic Alphabet.
5. National and regional pronunciation variants of English.
6. British and American pronunciation models. Most distinctive features of
BBC English and Network English.
7. The articulatory classification of English vowels.
8. The articulatory classification of English consonants.
9. Phoneme as many-sided dialectic unity of language. Types of allophones.
Distinctive and irrelevant features of the phoneme.
10. The system of vowel phonemes in English. Problem of diphthongs.
11. The system of consonant phonemes in English. Problem of affricates.
12. Modifications of English consonants in connected speech. Assimilation.
Elision.
13. Modifications of English consonants in connected speech. Assimilation.
Accomodation.
14. Modifications of vowels in connected speech. Reduction. Accomodation.