What is Phonetics?
Phonetics = the physical part of making letter sounds.
Making musical sounds can also be physical.
This is a flute.
How do we make musical sounds with a flute?
Phonetic pronunciation is the same. To make language sounds we must use our articulators to physically control the movement, direction, pressure, and volume of air up from our lungs and out through our vocal tract.
What are articulators? What is a vocal tract? Next: Vocal Tract
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