Approximants

    Background reading:
  • V&C Ch 6, sec 6.3, "Approximants"
  • AAP Ch 9, sec 9.3, "Laterals"
  • Review AAP Ch 6, very end of sec 6.2 (pp 140-141) on the filter for [ɹ]

1. Approximant basics

2. Glides

3. Laterals: Acoustics of [l]

4. The alveolar (~retroflex) approximant [ɹ]