language basics

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  • Created on: 25-02-15 15:33

Phonetics = study of pronounciation of sound, e.g, spin - does it sound like 'sp' or 'sb'

Phonology =study of rules governing the use of sounds and how those sounds are organised in a language 

Phoneme =smallist unit of meaningful sound. Take prefix to 'at', 'b', 'c', 'm'. All introduce meaningful differences - bat, cat, mat.

In an analysis of a text you may need to refer to phonetics. 
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