Advanced Grammar in Use with Answers: A Self-Study Reference by Martin Hewings

By Martin Hewings

An up to date model of the hugely winning complex Grammar in Use. This 3rd variation, with solutions, is perfect for self-study. The ebook comprises a hundred devices of grammar reference and perform fabrics, with pictures and illustrations in complete color and a straight forward format. it really is excellent for novices getting ready for the Cambridge complicated, talent or IELTS examinations, and is knowledgeable by way of the Cambridge overseas Corpus, which guarantees the language is genuine and updated. types with out solutions or with a CD-ROM can be found to buy individually.

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3 Plosive E /t/ (complete closure). Note that a minus sign (–) indicates voiceless (see p. 27). b) The closure is released relatively slowly. e. a narrowing which gives rise to homorganic friction (namely, friction at the same point of articulation as the stop closure). The sounds made in this way are termed affricates. 2 illustrate the stages in E /tS/. In English, /tS/, as in church, and /dZ/, as in judge, are the only affricate articulations which function as phonemes. 1 Affricate E /tS/, showing closure.

This effect is termed pre-glottalisation (or glottal reinforcement). 4). It is formed before or during the articulation of the stop (see pp. 152-53). Glottal reinforcement is very important in RP, and in many cases it is the most significant indicator of a fortis stop. tS taU@] FORTIS / LENIS CONTRAST IN DUTCH AND ENGLISH 5 Aspiration Initially in a stressed syllable, the English fortis plosives /p, t, k/ are strongly aspirated. This means that there is a brief period of voicelessness (sounding like a short [h]) following the plosive.

E /j/ and /w/ are like very short vowels, similar to brief versions of E /i:/ and E /u:/ respectively. Similarly, D /j/ is like a rapidly articulated D /i/. 2 EXERCISE 8 Say a D /i/ followed directly by D /a:/ in this way: [ia:]. If you say [i] quickly, you will end up with Dutch ja. Now try the same with /u/. If you say a rapid D /u/ followed by /Et/, you should end up with a sound close to E [w], and a word sounding like English wet. E /r/ is usually approximant with the tip of the tongue approaching the rear of the alveolar ridge.

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