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Phonetics

The science which studies the characteristics of human sound-making, especially those sounds used in speech, and provides methods for their description, classification and transcription

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Articulatory phonetics

Describes how the organs of speech are used to produce the individual speech sounds and classifies them according to he involved mechanism of production

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Acoustic phonetics

Describes sounds; is concerned with measuring and analysing the physical properties (such as duration, frequency and intensity) of the sound waves we produce when we speak

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Auditory phonetics

Studies how sounds are perceived and processed by the listener

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Phonology

Branch of lingustics which studies the sound systems of languages

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Phonemes

The smallest meaning-distinguishing units in language

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Voiced

Glottis is narrow and vocal folds are held close

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Voiceless

Glottis is open and vocal folds are pulled apart

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Unrounded

Lips ins neutral position

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Rounded

Lips pursed