Take-home exam: Applied Phonology
1- What do we mean when we say that word stress in English is unpredictable. Give examples.
2- Give examples in English of words that contains sounds of various types of articulation and various points of articulation
3- How has Applied Phonology course helped to become a more effective teacher of English as a second language? In answering this question, refer among other things, to the following criteria:
a. “sharpening” your ears.
b. ability to control parts of your vocal apparatus.
c. sensitivity to the importance of sounds in language.
d. knowledge about the function of sounds in language.
e. the importance of contrastive (comparative) studies.
f. the ability to construct exercises for learners of English as a second language.