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By stressing on the alphabet, actually, Laila is creating a contrasting visual image from a single consonant sound. So, this implies that what we see as a distinction sometimes comes from the same source.
If referring a generic example among many of the same, use the indefinite article "a" or "an" depending on whether the next word begins with a consonant sound ("a briefcase") or a vowel sound ("an umbrella.") If referring to a particular, unique individual, use the definite article "the." Here, where there is only one plaintiff, "the plaintiff" is correct.
We think this may be the result of the Speaker producing a sound similar to /[integral]/ for the first consonant sound (/s/), which explains why 14.41% of the judges understood a word which contains the same vocalic sound as 'sit' but starting with a different consonant sound.
Enunciation and stressing upon the consonant sound work well.
The above mentioned data make it clear that ergative marker appears on the NPs that end with a consonant sound.
Nevertheless, he inclines to the view that in such instances reduplicated graphemes denote the duration of the consonant sound because "Orm schreibt nicht einfachen konsonanten um lange, und nicht dopelten um kurze des vorhergehenden vokals auszudrucken, sondern er schreibt auf grund des gesetzes: 'Konsonantischer silbenauslaut ist kurz nach langem und lang nach kurzem vokal" (Trautmann 1884: 98, 1896:381).
Syllables beginning with a consonant sound plus l or r are also rare in the West African-based names in Gullah.
Such exercises required the child to listen carefully for the slight difference in the beginning consonant sound. As the player improved, the voice sped up.
Appended are: (1) Key Interview Questions; (2) Example Language Approach Modification; (3) First Consonant Sound Alphabet; and (4) Ten Week Curriculum for Use with Preliterate Learners.
Generally, the context and the initial consonant sound of the unknown word gives the needed information for word identification.
As we saw above, we use "a" before a consonant sound and an before a vowel sound.