Recrudescent Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know
(because they aren’t actually true)
gathered at great personal risk of
psycholinguistic harm from actual student papers
by Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
This 23rd collection of students’ pearls of wisdom, laboriously digitised from hand-written papers, demonstrates once again how students new to the study of language speculate about grammar after having imperfectly absorbed what their teachers think they have taught them.
Describe the articulation of the following speech sounds:
- Voiceless palatal dental.
- The tongue and the alveolar ridge approach each other.
- Voiced palato-alveolar stop coronal.
- Plosive sounds are achieved by means of a conscription in the vocal tract.
- Laterant approximant.
- Voiceless dental liquid.
- The oral cavity is in approximant.
- There is closure of blade with the alveolar ridge, then released, and a trill could be felt at the velum.
- The vocal cords are held close enough to cause audible friction.
- The body of the tongue curls towards the hard palate.
More to come...