The soft palate is typically raised during production of vowels
Most back vowels are unrounded
Which of the following are examples of unrounded front vowels
All the above
Which of the following is considered the only unrounded back vowel in Standard American English
None of the above
Vowels are produced with constriction/airflow blockage in the vocal tract
The vowel quadrilateral is the name given to the shape when all of the US vowels are plotted in a diagram for height and advancement
Which set of words contain ALL unrounded vowels.
lean, mint, throw, should, wait
hook, road, chew, throw, should
lean, mint, back, then, wait
all the above
none of the above
The soft palate is typically raised during phonation of vowels, thereby restricting airflow in the NASAL CAVITY
Tense vowels are never found in word final positions
Which of the following words is not considered a tense vowel?
All of the following are considered tense vowels
Most English vowels are diphthongs
Which of the following is not considered a lax vowel?
Which of the following is not true about the vowel phoneme /æ/?
It is the only vowel to be greatly affected by dialects and phonetic environment
It is one of the most frequent vowels in American English
It is rarely found in the word final position
It is referred to as the "short a" sound
It is a low front tense vowel
Which of the following is true about vowels?
The soft palate is typically raised
The tongue is the primary articulator for vowels
The jaw has major influence on vowel production
The pharynx changes size and shape based on tongue position
All of the above