By Purtle, Dale I.

This eight-volume audiolingual path in average Cambodian has been ready for college kids who've accomplished both an introductory college-level process 12 months or have had a thorough process a number of months. fabric within the first volumes, "Book I--Part One" and "Book I--Part Two," introduces the sound method with phonology drills and comprises vocabulary perform, narratives, substitution drills, dialogs and conversation drills, grammar notes and drills, and translation checks. fabric in "Book II--Part One,""Book II--Part Two,""Book III--Part One," and "Book III--Part " seems to be within the type of spontaneous dialogs, substitution drills, and checks. classes within the ultimate volumes, "Book IV--Part One" and "Book IV--Part Two," are made of sections on interrogation perform, army terminology drills, and comprehension exams. The content material of the fabric during the direction displays Cambodian tradition. All texts, dialogs, and drills seem with English equivalents

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In most other prefixing languages, it is the initial vowel of the prefix complex which bears stress in verbal words consisting of a disyllabic prefix complex and a monosyllabic verb. g. the paradigm of 'to get up' (Appendix D). Only a small proportion of the nominal lexicon takes root-level affixation. 4). Stress placement in word forms from these classes fol lows the principles already described for verbs. There is a stress on the first syllable of the root and thereafter each alternate syllable also bears a stress, subject to the proviso that final syllables do not bear a stress.

7) 24 Mark Harvey laI: [u] Elsewhere [al] An optional realisation when preceded by a palatal. The [al] realisation is most common i n stressed syllables and/or when there is a fol lowing alveolar. [ail a. Obligatory in syll ables closed by a palatal . b. An optional realisation if the following onset i s palatal. [a] Elsewhere Stressed vowels always show full realisations. In faster speech, the two high vowels tend to have tense realisations, when stressed. This is particularly so for /il when followed by a palatal, and for lui when followed by the labial or velar stops.

I] The available materials do not, therefore, allow for a definitive resolution of the representation of [Id] sequences. It seems likely that a wider range of materials would show a greater variation in [Id] vs [I] realisations. However, given that the appearance of [Id] sequences is not predictable in the available materials, it does not appear that they should be analysed as an allophone of Ill. The default analysis of a consonantal sequence is as a cluster. In this case, there is no reason to adopt any other analysis, and consequently words which have a high frequency of [Id] realisations, are analysed as involving lId!

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