English Language - Phonology AO1

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Phoneme
Smallest unit of sound, e.g. /b/
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Prosodic features
Pitch, tone, rhythm and volume
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Elision
Omission of sounds in connected speech, e.g. bacon and eggs
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Rhyme
Words that sound the same, e.g. 'dog' and 'log'
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Alliteration
Continuation of words that begin with the same sound, e.g. 'all around Attenborough..'
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Onomatopoeia
Words that imitate sounds of the world, e.g. 'bong' 'smash'
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Sibilance
Continuation of words that begin with the same 's' sounds, e.g. 'some snakes sound silly'
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Plosive
'b' and 'd' and 'p' sounds
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Fricative
'F' and 'V' sounds
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IPA
International phonetic alphabet. World known language
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Accent
Pronunciation that is usually distinct to one region
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Accommodation
Adjustments people make to their speech, usually under influence
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Back-channelling
Showing a speaker that you're following what they're saying, e.g. 'yeah...'
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Vowel
A E I O U - don't need to stop breath
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Consonant
B C D G H J K etc - need to stop breath
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Dipthong
A complex sound made by gliding from one vowel sound into another within the same syllable
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Prosodic features

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Elision

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Rhyme

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Alliteration

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