Phonology and Morphology

Note: for any exercise that asks you to write out something, bring your written work to section.

Phonology and Morphology Table of Contents

KEYTERMS A list of key terms to learn for the study of Phonology and Morphology.
TRANSCRIPTION 1 An interactive on-line exercise that asks you to translate words from the Phonetic Alphabet to modern English. (Exercise 1)
TRANSCRIPTION 2 An exercise to print and bring to section: it asks you to translate modern English words into the phonetic alphabet. (Exercise 2)
ORGANS OF SPEECH Use this diagram to learn the organs of the mouth and throat that produce speech.
VOWEL CHART An interactive on-line exercise that asks you drag the vowels of spoken modern English onto their appropriate place in a diagram of the mouth. (Exercise 3)
CONSONANT CHART A pdf exercise that asks you to describe the consonant sounds of modern English.  (Exercise 4)
WORD FORMATION An exercise to print and bring to section. It asks you to find what a group of different words have in common. (Exercise 5)
MORPHEMIC UNITS Print this exercise and bring it to section. It asks to you break down English words into their smallest morphemic units. In addition, follow the link at the end for some fun. (Exercise 6)
PHONAESTHEMES This exercise explores the relationship between sound and sense in spoken English. Why does jam with a name like "Smuckers" have to be good? (Exercise 7)

An exercise to print and bring to class on different kinds of morphemic units. (Exercise 8)

NEW AFFIXES An exercise on the coining of new terms by adding old affixes to new words. What ever happened to "Monica-gate," anyway? (Exercise 9)
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES An exercise in categorizing and describing English phonemes. (Exercise 10) This one is optional.