PRAXIS SLP study questions Set 2

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  1. What category of sounds are the /r/ and /l/ a part?
  2. What semivowel that is +anterior and +continuant can be categorized as a voiced bilabial glide?
  3. What is coarticulation?
    The influence of one phoneme upon another in production and perception, wherein two different articulaors move simultaneously to produce two different speech sounds.
  4. What is involved in broad phonemic transcripton?
    The use of IPA symbols to transcribe phonemes by enclosing them within slash makrs
  5. In the phrase "I just love 'em and leave 'em" how could the "leave 'em" be transcribed?
    /live m/
  6. What are the two properties of a medium that affects sound transmission?
    • Mass
    • Elasticity
  7. What are four characteristics of a sinusoidal sound wave?
    • Horizontal and vertical symmetry'
    • One peak and one valley
    • A singel frequency
    • Results from a simple harmontic motions
  8. Define natural frequency.
    The frequency at which a source of sound vibrates naturally and is affected by the mass and stiffness of the vibrating body
  9. What is an octave?
    An indication of interval between two frequencies
  10. What is oscillation?
    The to-and-fro movement of air molecules because of a vibrating object
  11. What is the lowest frequency of a periodic wave called?
    Fundamental frequency or first harmonic
  12. What is the result of adding two or more sounds of differing frequencies?
    Complex tone with vibrtations that are periodic or aperiodic
  13. Acoustic analyasis of the vowel formants are affected by
    • F1 varies mostly by tongue height
    • F2 varies mostly by tongue advancement
  14. What are harmonics?
    A periodic complex sound with tones occuring over fundamental frequency and characterized as whole-number multiples of the fundamental frequency
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PRAXIS SLP study questions Set 2
2010-06-20 21:34:59
SLP PRAXIS Speech sounds

Study set 2 Physiological and Acoustic Phonetics: A Speech Science Foundation Taken from AN ADVANCED REVIEW OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY 2nd Edition by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin and M.N. Hegde @2006 Pro-ed
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