Linguistik at Universität Siegen

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Describe the different phonetic processes in word-final positions in German and English.

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What are the rules for complementary distribution of /l/ in English?

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What is a common interference mistake of German ESL-learners in word-final positions?

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What are the major differences in the realization of phonemes between German and English?

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Which vowels of the English inventory do not exist in German?

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Which vowels of the German inventory do not exist in English?

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Which consonants of the German inventory do not exist in English?

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Which consonants of the English inventory do not exist in German?

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Which language is more analytic?

Select the correct answers:

  1. English

  2. German

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What does analyticity mean?

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Name common properties of West Germanic languages.

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English and German are...

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  1. West-Germanic languages

  2. Anglo-Frisian languages

  3. East Germanic languages

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Linguistik

Describe the different phonetic processes in word-final positions in German and English.
  • German: all obstruents at the end of syllables or words are voiceless

  • English: no final devoicing, distinction between voiced and voiceless stops, affricates and fricatives in all positions

Linguistik

What are the rules for complementary distribution of /l/ in English?

clear [l] word-initially and between
vowels

dark [ɫ] before consonants and at the end of words

Linguistik

What is a common interference mistake of German ESL-learners in word-final positions?

final devoicing (Auslautverhärtung) of obstruents in German mistakenly transferred to English

Linguistik

What are the major differences in the realization of phonemes between German and English?
  • English vowels are more open than German ones -> tongue lower in English

  • English has more diphthongs

  • German has more steady state vowels

  • different allophonic realization of liquids

Linguistik

Which vowels of the English inventory do not exist in German?

/æ, ʌ, ɔ:, ɜ:/ in <cat>, <cut>, <caught>, <curt>

Linguistik

Which vowels of the German inventory do not exist in English?
  • rounded front vowels / ʏ, y:, œ, ø:/ in <ü>, <üh>, <ö>, öh>

  • /e:, ɛ:, o:/ in <eh>, <äh>, <oh>

Linguistik

Which consonants of the German inventory do not exist in English?

velar fricatives /ç/ in “ich” and /x/ in “ach”

affricates /ps, ts, ks/

Linguistik

Which consonants of the English inventory do not exist in German?
  • dental fricatives /ð, θ/

  • bilabial semi-vowel / liquid /w/

  • voiced post-alveolar affricate /dʒ/

Linguistik

Which language is more analytic?
  1. English

  2. German

Linguistik

What does analyticity mean?

frequent use of auxiliaries and strict word order

goes along with loss of inflection

Linguistik

Name common properties of West Germanic languages.

  • V2 position in declarative sentences

  • V1 in interrogatives / question inversion

  • non-pronoun-dropping languages

  • analyticity

  • morphological marking of past

  • unmarked non-past/ present

  • distinction between weak and strong verbs

Linguistik

English and German are...

  1. West-Germanic languages

  2. Anglo-Frisian languages

  3. East Germanic languages

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