Linguistics 520: Linguistic Phonetics
UNC-Chapel Hill Linguistics
Fall 2016
Elliott Moreton

2016 December 2 (F)

Topics: Wrapping it up

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Assignment: Projects! Back up your data!

2016 November 30 (W)

Topics: Learning phoneme categories.

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Assignment: Projects! (Back up your data!)

2016 November 28 (M)

Topics: Development of speech perception in first-language learners

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Assignment; Projects!

2016 November 21 (M)

Topics: Development of speech production in first-language learners

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Assignment: Projects!

2016 November 18 (F)

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

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2016 November 16 (W)

Topics: Language, audition, and categorical perception. HW 5.

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2016 November 14 (M)

Topics: Categorical perception. Final-project presentations.

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2016 November 11 (F)

Topics: Cross-linguistic differences in perception.

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2016 November 9 (W)

Topics: Audiovisual speech perception.

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2016 November 7 (M)

Topics: Auditory perception vs. speech perception.

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2016 November 4 (F)

Topics: Audition.

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2016 November 2 (W)

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

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2016 October 31 (M)

Topics: Clicks, trills, taps, and flaps.

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2016 October 28 (F)

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

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Assignment for Monday, October 31: Read L&D 14.4 to end of Ch. 14 ("Other manners of articulation").

2016 October 26 (W)

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

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2016 October 24 (M)

Topics: Nasal consonants.

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2016 October 19 (W)

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2016 October 17 (M)

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

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2016 October 14 (F)

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

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2016 October 12 (W)

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

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2016 October 10 (M)

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

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2016 October 7 (F)

Topics: Voicing in fricatives. Production of stops.

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2016 October 5 (W)

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Consonant articulations. Acoustics of voiceless fricatives.

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2016 October 3 (M)

Topics:Vowel odds and ends. Article reports.

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2016 September 30 (F)

MIDTERM

2016 September 28 (W)

Topics: Acoustic vowel space. Dispersion theory.

Class: Assignment: Review for midterm (which is Friday)

2016 September 26 (M)

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

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2016 September 23 (F)

Topics: Nasalization and nasalized vowels.
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2016 September 21 (W)

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

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2016 September 19 (M)

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

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2016 September 16 (F)

Topics: HW 2. Source/filter independence.

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Assignments for Monday the 19th: Announcement: Two-week warning of Midterm

2016 September 14 (W)

Topics: Perturbation theory, vowel backness, and F2.

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2016 September 12 (M)

Topics: Perturbation theory, vowel height, and F1.

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2016 September 9 (F)

Topics: Nodes and antinodes in the uniform tube. Perturbation theory.

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2016 September 7 (W)

Topics: Formants of schwa. Recording.

Class: Assigment: Exchange contact information with your partner. Try recording; let me know if anything isn't working.

2016 September 2 (F)

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

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  • Partnership questionnaires

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    2016 August 31 (W)

    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 the ``Reflection and inversion'' handout (Sakai), and bring it to class. Listen to the following two sound files. What do you suppose their spectrograms look like?

    2016 August 29 (M)

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

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    Assignment for 8/31 (W):

    2016 August 26 (F)

    Topics: Using Praat. Sound. Spectrograms.

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    Assignment for Monday, August 29:

    2016 August 24 (W)

    Topics: Course organization. Praat and the Ladefoged/Disner website. Intro to sound.

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