By Anna Wentlent
What number years has it been for the reason that your final diction classification? this useful guidebook is a straightforward reference for the symbols utilized in IPA: what they appear to be and the way they're mentioned. instance phrases for each image are incorporated in English, Latin, Italian, German, French, and Spanish. And a web source contains recorded demonstrations of each sound. a transparent and concise software for making a song in overseas languages, both valuable within the choir room and the vocal studio. Dimensions are 5.25" x 7.5".
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English Italian onion segno French Latin baigner agnus German Spanish n/a nin~o Listening Lab: Example #38 42 [ŋ] voiced nasal consonant For full resonance, keep the jaw dropped and the back of the tongue touching the soft palate. English Italian sing fianco French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish singen tenga Listening Lab: Example #39 43 [p] unvoiced plosive consonant Keep the lips and jaw relaxed to avoid tension. English Italian pipe sposa French Latin papier pater German Spanish ab padre Listening Lab: Example #40 44 [r] voiced trill “r” consonant This “r” sound is pronounced with two or more rolls of the tongue.
This fricative consonant should be a smooth, sustained sound. English Italian fan forte French Latin affaire fili German Spanish fein fino Listening Lab: Example #29 33 [g] voiced plosive consonant Avoid tension by keeping the tip of the tongue behind the bottom front teeth. English Italian game spaghetti French Latin baguette ego German Spanish Glas gato Listening Lab: Example #30 34 [h] unvoiced fricative consonant This unique consonant is produced by allowing air to escape through the vocal cords with the articulators already placed for the following vowel.
English Italian neat vento French Latin neige non German Spanish nein nu' mero Listening Lab: Example #37 41  voiced nasal consonant Referred to as an “enya,” this consonant sound is similar to [n], but is produced with the blade of the tongue instead of the tip. English Italian onion segno French Latin baigner agnus German Spanish n/a nin~o Listening Lab: Example #38 42 [ŋ] voiced nasal consonant For full resonance, keep the jaw dropped and the back of the tongue touching the soft palate. English Italian sing fianco French Latin n/a n/a German Spanish singen tenga Listening Lab: Example #39 43 [p] unvoiced plosive consonant Keep the lips and jaw relaxed to avoid tension.
Alfred's IPA Made Easy: A Guidebook for the International Phonetic Alphabet by Anna Wentlent