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Mariah F.
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English as a Second Language
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Question:

Many ESL students have a hard time differentiating between with /p/ and /b/ phonemes. How are /p/ and /b/ pronounced differently?

Mariah F.
Answer:

/p/ and /b/ are both bilabial sounds. In these sounds, you start with you mouth closed. The only difference between /p/ and /b/ is that /p/ is purely a movement of air, while /b/ is a vocalization. To put it simply, you only use your air and lips to say /p/, but you must use your air, lips, and voice to say /b/. Touch your throat to feel the difference. Your throat should move only with /b/.

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What verb tense is seen in this sentence? "I am eating a sandwich."

Mariah F.
Answer:

Present Continuous (Present Progressive)

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What is nonverbal communication?

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Answer:

Nonverbal communication is any form of communication that is not made by using words. Nonverbal communication​ can include vocalizations however. Nonverbal communication consists of: Body Movements (Body language, gestures, posture, etc.) Vocalizations that are not words (These include sounds such as "uh-huh"

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