Speech involves language sounds which are associated with meaningful sounds that come out of the mouth (human mouth) and they are known as speech sounds. What is articulation? Articulation is the movement of the vocal organs to produce speech sounds the vocal organs are then referred to as “articulators”
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PURE VOWEL SOUNDS (MONO THRONGS)
There are 44 sound segments in English comprising 20 vowels and 24 consonant. We shall be covering vowel sounds and their classifications are:
Pure vowels short vowel
Dipthongs long vowels
The vowels in English are classified into two main groups: pure vowels (also called mono thongs) and dipthongs the pure vowels are sub- classified into short vowels and long vowels. Dipthongs are vowel sounds that are made up of two speech sounds
Answer the following questions:
- What is articulation?
- Mention 10 organs or speech
3a. how many vowel sounds do we have?
- how many consonant sounds do we have in English?
- How many long vowels do we have?
- How many short vowels do we have?
- What are pure vowels?
- What is a dipyhong sound?
We must learn to speak night and become a good orator like Apostle Paul to defend the gospel of Christ.