What is tone sandhi?

What-is-tone-sandhi

You may or may not have heard the term “tone sandhi” before. It involves how tones change in tonal languages. …

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Speech mechanisms

Speech-mechanisms

Speech production includes three main mechanisms. These are: Respiration Phonation Articulation In this article I hope to give you a …

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The three types of phonetics

Types-of-phonetics

Phonetics studies the physical properties of sound, as opposed to phonology which studies the abstract and mental representations of speech …

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The airstream in English

The airstream in English

In order to understand articulatory phonetics, we first need to talk about the airstream used in English. English speech sounds …

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Manners of articulation

ipa chart

Before reading this article I highly suggest that you read about the places of articulation. You don’t have to read …

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Places of articulation

places of articulation diagram

Learning about the places of articulation is really a fundamental step before learning more about phonology and phonetics. Before continuing …

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