|Phonetics 1 - Assignment 4|
Set 19 November 2008. The deadline for this assignment is
Wednesday 3 December at 10 o'clock in the morning - a week after the final
You may return it by email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or as a print-out or handwritten answer, at the Service desk in Gimli or in my pigeon-hole near the main entrance in Nýi garður. You may also send by post (postal date counts) to: Pétur Knútsson, Nýja garði, Háskóli Íslands, 101 Reykjavík.
Now we have gone over in class the questions of how to show sentence stresses, weak forms, punctuation etc. Review your answer for Assignment 3 and write a brief report on your main mistakes.
In particular, check your transcription in a dictionary - I mention this because many people seemed have ignore the instruction to use a dictionary, and seem to be making up their own pronunciation! Give me a list of your main transcription mistakes.
Again, choose a passage of modern English from a novel, newspaper or magazine. Take the first 50 words, and then go on to the end of the sentence. Paste or copy the passage, or include a photocopy.
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