Glottal Stop /ʔ/
Listen to the following words- which one contains a different type of /t/ sound:
pirate partner potato
What is a glottal stop?
- A voiceless stop sound made in the throat.
- A glottal stop can replace a < t > in spoken British English.
- This commonly occurs when a < t > is at the end of a syllable is followed by a consonant sound.
- Some British accents such as cockney, use more glottal stops.
Repeat the words with glottal stops:
assortment, nightgown, outgoing, network, outwards, shortbread
Repeat the segments of speech:
What-day, that-man, don’t-know, can’t-be, get-going, but-why
A.. Circle the words which contain a glottal stop:
footpath, masterful, heartbreak, acceptable, establish, chutney, outburst, wither.
B. Circle the words which when joined will contain a glottal stop:
but-how , it-isn’t, at-four, not-now, but-Oliver, that-is, went-home, eat-anchovies