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#60 Practical Methods to Generate Tongue Movements in Speech

by Charlotte Boshart | 05 November, 2019 | 2 Comments

There is very little research, practical or otherwise, about the tongue’s characteristics during speech sound productions.  Most typically, we’ve used descriptors such as “place, manner, and voice,” or binary distinctive feature terms which have pretty much fallen from favor.  Currently, the terms most often used are phonological processes.  While they are excellent at describing speech oral error patterns, they don’t provide much by way of describing desirable speech production—which is the goal, of course.