Linguistics 520: Linguistic Phonetics
UNC Chapel Hill
Fall 2011
Elliott Moreton
2011 December 10 (S)


2011 December 7 (W)

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2011 December 5 (M)

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2011 December 2 (F)

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2011 November 30 (W)

Topics: Distributional learning of phonetic categories by infants.

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  • Two more cities, for review. Assignment: Projects! (Back up your data!)

    Announcement: Last SPECTROGRAM BRUNCH of the semester, Friday the 2nd, 10-10:50 in Gardner 308!


    2011 November 28 (M)

    Topics: Changes in phonetic perception during language acquisition.

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    Assignment: Projects! (Back up your data!)
    2011 November 21 (M)

    Topics: Acquisition of phonetics. Initial state and input.

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    Assignment: Projects!
    2011 November 18 (F)

    Topics: "Speech perception" by non-human animals.

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    2011 November 16 (W)

    Topics: Theories of categorical perception. HW 5.

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    2011 November 14 (M)

    Topics: Categorical perception. Final-project presentations.

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    2011 November 11 (F)

    Topics: Cross-linguistic differences in perception.

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    2011 November 9 (W)

    Topics: Audiovisual speech perception.

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    2011 November 7 (M)

    Topics: Auditory perception vs. speech perception.

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    2011 November 4 (F)

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    Assignment: Full speed ahead on the projects.
    2011 November 2 (W)

    Topics: Acoustics vs. audition. Intensity and loudness. Anatomy and filtering effects of the ear.

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    2011 October 31 (M)

    Topics: Clicks, trills, taps, and flaps.

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    2011 October 28 (F)

    Topics: Non-English places of articulation. Project design.

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    2011 October 26 (W)

    Topics: Laterals and semivowels (including Am. Eng. /r/)

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    Assignment for Friday, October 28: Read Ladefoged 14.4 to end of Ch. 14 ("Other manners of articulation").

    Announcement: Spectrogram Brunch again this week, Friday the 28th from 10-11 in Gardner 308.


    2011 October 24 (M)

    Topics: Nasal consonants.

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    2011 October 19 (W)

    Topics: Airstream mechanisms. Phonation types for stops.

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    2011 October 17 (M)

    Topics: Tube models for alveolars and labials. Spectrogram reading!

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    2011 October 14 (F)

    Topics: Two-tube model of velars and the "velar pinch".

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    2011 October 12 (W)

    Topics: Perturbation theory for stops between schwas. Partnership evaluation questionnaires.

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    Assignments: Announcement: Spectrogram Brunch at 10 a.m. in Gardner 308.
    2011 October 10 (M)

    Topics: Stop production and voice onset time. Final projects.

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    2011 October 7 (F)

    Topics: Voicing in fricatives. Production of stops.

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    2011 October 5 (W)

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    2011 October 3 (M)

    Topics: Vowel-system typology. Dispersion theory. Article reports.

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    2011 September 30 (F)

    Topics: Midterm. HW 3: Acoustic vowel space.

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    Assignment: Think about Impossible Vowels #3 and 4 from HW 3 for discussion on Monday.
    2011 September 28 (W)

    Topics: MIDTERM.

    Assignment: Continue working on HW 3 (due Friday, September 30).


    2011 September 26 (M)

    Topics: Vowel typology. Two-tube vowel models. Nomograms. Quantal theory.

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    2011 September 23 Fri

    Topics: Nasalization and nasalized vowels.
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    2011 September 21 Wed

    Topics: English and non-English vowels. The IPA.

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  • Demos of oral (= non-nasal) vowels from Ladefoged's Chapter 15: Assignments:
    2011 September 19 Mon

    Topics: Source/filter independence and laryngeal vowel features. English vowels and IPA.

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    Assignments for Wednesday 9/21: Announcement: The midterm will be on Wednesday, Sept. 28. I'll be posting a midterm syllabus next time.
    2011 September 16 Fri

    Topics: HW 2. Source/filter independence.

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    2011 September 14 Wed

    Topics: Perturbation theory, vowel backness, and F2.

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    2011 September 12 Mon

    Topics: Perturbation theory, vowel height, and F1.

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    2011 September 9 Fri

    Topics: Beyond schwa: Rounding.

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    2011 September 7 Wed

    Topics: Nodes and antinodes of schwa. Recording.

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    2011 September 2 Fri

    Topics: Resonances of a half-open tube; formants of schwa.

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  • Partnerships

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    2011 August 31 Wed

    Topics: Source/filter theory. Resonances of schwa.

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    Assignment (for Friday, Sept. 2): Read Johnson 2.4 (resonance and schwa). Print out this handout and bring it to class.
    2011 August 29 Mon

    Topics: HW 1. Vowels; source/filter theory. Source: the larynx and the glottal wave.

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    Assignment for Wednesday, Aug. 31: Read Johnson 2.1 (voicing), 2.3 (vocal-tract filtering).
    2011 August 26 Fri

    Topics: Using Praat. Sound. Spectrograms.

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    2011 August 24 Wed

    Topics: Course organization. Praat and the Ladefoged CD-ROM. Intro to sound.

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