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Section 1: Transcription

Section 2: Anatomy

Section 3: Basic description of English sounds:

Section 4: English in more depth

Section 5: Acoustic phonetics

Section 6: Articulatory phonetics and the IPA (still very rough)


Practice exercises

Transcription practice

  1. one-syllable words
  2. two-syllable words
  3. longer words

Discrimination drills

Consonant description drill

Practice at segmenting spectrograms

Some practice readings in IPA

For LING 138 students: the optional formant-measuring project


Other stuff

A still mostly empty glossary



Last modified: November 27, 2005