Is this homework?I wonder if anyone of you could help me solving these questions out. Thank you in advance.
1.Explain the meaning of the following statements
a)To describe speech sounds we cannot always depend on they way they are spelt
b)The sounds of a given language have features that are linguistically significant and features which are not linguistically significant
2. Explain the notions of phoneme, allophone : give two examples of each
3. Describe the process of coalescence
4. Define intonation
5. Discuss the difference between phonetic and phonologic transcription ?
6. What are elementary subsystems of prosody.
I hope this is not too much to ask. Again, thank you in advance.
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