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Week 1 Notes

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Week 1 Notes SPAA 270

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This covers week one. Because the prof started actual class on Friday, there is not much in this packet, but next week I will post more!
Ms. Patricia Couch
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Chelsea Notetaker on Saturday January 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPAA 270 at Ball State University taught by Ms. Patricia Couch in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 48 views. For similar materials see LANGAUGE DEVELOPMENT in Linguistics and Speech Pathology at Ball State University.

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Date Created: 01/16/16
Language Development Key Words: 1/15/16 Respiration: breathing, the power for speech; involves inhalation and exhalation. Respiration Phonation: occurs when the vocal folds are drawn together and vibrate in Phonation a manner that disturbs or vibrates the air column. Resonance Resonance: occurs as the vibrating air column passes through the throat, Articulation the mouth and sometimes the nasal cavities. The tone of the noise from the vocal folds is Larynx modified according to the size and shape of the resonating cavities. Vocal Folds Articulation: occurs when the vibrating air passes through the mouth, Epiglottis tongue and teeth to break up the airstream into sounds of speech. Kangaroo Respiration Roughly 50% of each breathing cycle is spent on inhalation and 50% on exhalation. During speech about 15% is devoted to inhalation, while 85% is devoted to exhalation. Breathing for Life: involuntary and rhythmic Breathing for Speech: increased control needed, mainly exhalation. Phonation Larynx is primary structure used for voice. “Voice Box” Vocal Folds: responsible for generating the noise upon which speech is superimposed. Epiglottis: protects airway, no contribution to speech. The primary purpose of the larynx is to protect the trachea and lungs from food and other objects. Resonation Modifying laryngeal tone through changing the shape and size of the vocal tract. A larger resonating cavity produces lower pitched tones, and a smaller cavity produces higher pitched sounds. Involves mouth, pharynx and nasal cavities, primarily for vowel production. Very little constriction in vocal tract when producing vowels. Used for consonants /m/ /n/ and /ng/. Key Words: Articulation Primarily involved with consonant production. The breaking up of the airstream into the sounds of speech by the oral structures. Articulators include the tongue, lips, teeth, alveolar ridge, soft and hard palates and jaw. Kangaroo N


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