Airstream Mechanisms

Exercises on clicks, ejectives, and implosives.

7.1IPA for airstream mechanisms A review of symbols and terminology.
7.2Igbo VOT and Implosives Identify words of Igbo that have constrasting medial stops.
7.3Zulu clicks Identify words of Zulu that illustrate click place and accompaniments.
7.4Infrahyoid muscles Muscles below the hyoid that are involved in pulling the hyoid bone down.
7.5Transcription practice - implosives Choose the correct transcriptions of the implosives.
7.6Transcription practice - clicks Choose the correct transcriptions of the click sounds .
IPA Practice
7.aAirstream mechanisms Work with a partner, and practice IPA production and transcription.