Linguistic Exercise Essay

653 Words Nov 21st, 2014 3 Pages
Name: Trieu Thi Kim Lien
Class: 12E4

LINGUISTICS EXERCISES

Task 1 ( Phonetics and phonology)
Write phonetic symbols and give the discription of sound highlighed : 1. Expertise 2. Improvement 3. Fluent 4. Publications 5. Pathway 6. Resources 7. Grasp 8. Range 9. Motivation 10. Immerse
KEY:
1. Expertise: /ˌekspɜːˈtiːz/
/i:/ : long high front unrounded monophthong 2. Improvement: /ɪmˈpruːvmənt/
/u:/: long high back rounded monophthong 3. Fluent: /ˈfluːənt/
/f/: voiveless labiodental fricative 4. Publications: /ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃn/
/ʌ/ : short low central unrounded monophthong 5. Pathway : /ˈpɑːθweɪ/
/a:/ long low back unrounded monophthong 6. Resource:/ rɪˈsɔːs/
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Aggress - ive - ly
Root bound – suffix ( DA) Bound- suffix ( DA)

8. Differ - ence - s
Root Bound- suffix ( DA) Bound- suffix ( pl)(IA)

9. Re - search - er
Bound- Prefix( DA) Root Bound- suffix ( DA) 10. Person - al - ity
Root Bound- suffix ( DA) Bound- suffix ( DA)
Source :http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/2014/09/140922_witn_ants.shtml

Task 3: ( Word formation processes)
Identifying what types of word formation of these words above: 1. Book + worm => bookworm 2. Biographical + picture => biopic 3. Resurrection – resurrect 4. GOP – Grand Old Party (Republican Party) 5. To increase – increase 6. Gymnasium – Gym 7. Situation comedy – Sitcom 8. Jr- junior 9. Bitter+ sweet => bittersweet 10. Green + house => greenhouse
KEY:
1. Componding 6. Shortening- clipping 2. Blending 7. Shortening- clipping 3. Back information 8. Shortening - Initalism 4. Shortening –

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