fonética 200 unidad 1

 

phonetics

 

 

Phonetics (from the Greek word phone = sound/voice) is a fundamental branch of Linguistics and itself has three different aspects:

    • Articulatory Phonetics – describes how vowels and consonants are produced or “articulated” in various parts of the mouth and throat;

Acoustic Phonetics

       – a study of how speech sounds are transmitted: when sound travels through the air from the speaker’s mouth to the hearer’s ear it does so in the form of vibrations in the air;

Auditory Phonetics

       – a study of how speech sounds are perceived: looks at the way in which the hearer’s brain decodes the sound waves back into the vowels and consonants originally intended by the speaker.

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