126.138: General Phonetics
For an older version of these pages from past years, go here.
Most of these pages are still in the version they were for the fall 2001
course. They will slowly be changed where appropriate.
Most of the IPA symbols on these pages are still done with itsy-bitsy little
graphic files, which don't change size when the rest of your text does.
I'm slowly converting over to ordinary Unicode characters.
To make sure your browser can actually show you IPA characters in Unicode,
try this test page. The frame on
the left should look pretty much the same as the frame on the right -- or
even better. If the left-hand frame has characters
missing or replaced by a box or a question mark, follow John Well's
for making your browser show Unicode IPA characters.
(If you want IPA pages to actually look nice, rather than ugly, good choices
for the fonts are SILDoulos and Gentium.)
- Final exam on Thursday, December 18, at 6 pm!
- End of term quizzes may be picked up in the department secretary's
office in room 514 Fletcher Argue, between 2(ish) and 5 pm.
- I've put up the
start of a page on what various kinds of sounds look like on a
The table of contents for the
- Fonts: lots of
non-English fonts for your computer here, but particularly SIL's IPA fonts
(look in the "Roman fonts" section).
- The International
Phonetics Association. Don't like having to write your r's
upside-down? Become a member and try to outvote the rest of the world
during the next round of revisions. You can get the complete up-to-date
IPA chart here too (but don't try unless you've got lots of time -- the
graphic files are huge).
- Sound files
for example passages in the IPA handbook.
- Reading spectrograms:
a page in
Oregon and pages by
- links to other phonetics information
Last modified: December 15, 2003
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