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Phonetics exercises are featured.

What are the sounds represented by the midsagittal diagrams that I have attached below? What is the "place" and "manner "of articulation.? What is the IPA symbol that represents the sound ( there may be two symbols (voiced, voiceless) for some diagrams )?

Understanding Bjork's song is accomplished.

What is Bjork trying to convey in her song "The Modern Things"? The Modern Things Lyrics All the modern things like cars and such have always existed. They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment Listening to the irritating noises of dinosaurs and people dabbling outside. All the modern things have always e

Understanding Laurie Anderson's From The Air is achieved.

What is the meaning in of the record From the Air by Laurie Anderson? Title: From The Air Good evening. This is your Captain. We are about to attempt a crash landing. Please extinguish all cigarettes. Place your tray tables in their Upright, locked position. Your Captain says: Put your head on your knees. Your Captain

Understanding Bjork's lyrics in "Hyper-ballad".

Below are the lyrics of Bjork's song called "Hyper-ballad." How should I interpret them? ---------------------------------------------------------------- We live in a mountain Right at the top There's a beautiful view From the top of the mountain Every morning I walk towards the edge And throw little things off Like C

Find a good topic for a speech.

When you have a speech assignment for class, one of the first questions you must ask yourself is, "What am I going to talk about?" This solution offers some insider's tips on finding a great speech topic.

Proper forensics ettiquette is discussed.

Once you are ready for your first forensics tournament, you may be wondering about your behavior. Is it ok to leave the room after your performance? How should you sign in to the round? Is it ok to practice your event in the hallway before the round? This solution addresses each of these areas and a few more in order to help

What to write and how to start!

I've started my english essay on "how composers use texts to explore the concept of obsession". Not only do I not understand that statement I have enough resources to do the assignment i just dont know where i can go from what i have written.I have the notes from the movie "guiltrip" we viewed in class.And i have my related text

How to give a good extemporaneous speech is demonstrated.

Extemporaneous can seem like a scary event. The time limit, notes (or lack thereof), and source citations - combined with a knowledge of current events - can make this event seem tough to do well. This solution gives you the information and tricks any good extemper will need for success.

Good prose is discussed.

It is often said that prose is the easiest event to do, but the hardest event to do right. Despite the large number of competitors who do prose, students are often struggling to find a prose that has that "certain something" to make into finals of any tournament. This solution offers locations, tips and tricks to find the righ