THE SYSTEM OF ENGLISH CONSONANTS

System of English consonants

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THE SYSTEM OF ENGLISH CONSONANTS by Mind Map: THE SYSTEM OF ENGLISH CONSONANTS

1. THE CLASSIFICATION OF CONSONANTS

1.1. THE DEGREE OF NOISE

1.1.1. SONORANTS

1.1.2. NOISE CONSONANTS

1.1.2.1. NOISE VOICED

1.1.2.2. NOISE VOICELESS

1.2. THE MANNER OF ARTICULATION

1.2.1. PLOSIVES

1.2.2. FRICATIVE

1.2.3. AFFRICATES

1.3. THE PLACE OF OBSTRUCTION

1.3.1. LABIAL

1.3.1.1. BILABIAL

1.3.1.2. LABIO-DENTAL

1.3.2. LINGUAL

1.3.2.1. FORELINGUAL

1.3.2.1.1. INTERDENTAL

1.3.2.1.2. ALVEOLAR

1.3.2.1.3. POST-ALVEOLAR

1.3.2.1.4. PALATO-ALVEOLAR

1.3.2.2. MEDIOLINGUAL

1.3.2.3. BACKLINGUAL

1.3.3. GLOTTAL

2. PHONETIC CHANGES OF CONSONANTS

2.1. ASSIMILATION

2.1.1. DIRECTION OF ASSIMALATION

2.1.1.1. PROGRESSIVE

2.1.1.2. REGRESSIVE

2.1.1.3. DOUBLE

2.1.2. DEGREE OF COMPLETENESS

2.1.2.1. COMPLETE

2.1.2.2. PARTIAL

2.1.3. DEGREE OF STABILITY

2.1.3.1. HISTORICAL

2.1.3.2. NON-OBLIGATORY

3. SPECIFIC FEATURES OF ENGLISH CONSONANTS

3.1. ELISION

3.1.1. HISTORICAL

3.1.2. COLLOQUIAL

3.2. PALATALIZATION

3.3. LINKING [R]

3.4. ASPIRATION

3.5. DARK [L] AND CLEAR [L]

3.6. DIFFICULT COSONANT CLUSTERS