Friday, December 28, 2012

Phonology and Morphology: Third Year

Alexandria University            Third Year
Faculty of Education               Phonology& Morphology
Department of English           Time: 3 hours

Part One; Phonology

Answer ALL the following questions:

1- Write short notes (NO MORE THAN 15 LINES EACH) on the following: 

2- Divide the following words into their constituent syllables using the tree diagram for syllable structure or the sonority diagram.
  • a- Reading
  • b- Affront
  • c- Badminton
  • d- Conversation

3- Discuss briefly (NO MORE THAN 20 LINES) the difference between phonemes and allophones through the criteria of complementary distribution and free variation, giving relevant examples.