farmer bird read carry very
Round and round the rugged rocks the ragged rascal ran • The larger part of the order • Father arrived after the other old men
There's also the question of the West Indies, with Barbados (rhotic)standing out so dramatically from its neighbours (non-rhotic). But they'reso small on your map that it is perhaps reasonable to ignore them.John Wells
Carter signed the bill Carter almost refused The Czar signed the bill The Czar often refuses
Put the hammer in the box Put the comma in the sentence
Put the hammer in the box Linking R r Put the comma in the sentence (Intrusive R) = Linking R Intrusive R
Carter always signs Cuba always signs
The Czar often refuses The Shah often refuses
idea - idea of it fear - fear of it star - starring cha-cha - cha-cha-ing pour - pouring drawer - drawing
So – does this always happen between vowels? ? Ø r / V ___ V
China opened the discussion The cow opened the gate Carter agreed to sign The refugee agreed to sign
Rhotic v. non-rhotic – How can we describe these two types of English withut referring to spelling?
“In rhotic accents the r is always pronounced, but in non-rhotic accents it is only pronounced in front of a vowel” “The r is pronounced / not pronounced in part” What “r” are we talking about?
The g is not pronounced in "fish". The r is not pronounced in "part“.
There is no g in "fish". There is no r in "part" There is no r in "palm" (and no l either)
There is no r in "part" There is no r in "dear" dear old friend
Does it follow p or k in a stressed syllable? Is it followed by a vowel?
Does it follow p,t,k in a stressed syllable? Is it followed by a vowel?