Linguistics 520: Linguistic Phonetics
UNC-Chapel Hill Linguistics
Fall 2017
Elliott Moreton

2017 December 6 (W)

Topics: Presentations.

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Assignment: Projects! Back up your data!

2017 December 4 (M)

Topics: Wrapping it up. First presentation.

Class: Assignment: Projects! Back up your data!

2017 December 1 (F)

Topics: Learning phoneme categories.

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Assignment: Projects! (Back up your data!)

2017 November 29 (W)

Topics: Development of speech perception in first-language learners

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Assignment: Projects!

2017 November 27 (M)

Topics: Development of speech production in first-language learners (cont'd)

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Assignment; Projects!

2017 November 21 (M)

Topics: Development of speech production in first-language learners

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Assignment: Projects!

2017 November 17 (F)

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

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2017 November 15 (W)

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

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2017 November 13 (M)

Topics: Categorical perception.

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2017 November 10 (F)

Topics: Cross-linguistic differences in perception.

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2017 November 8 (W)

Topics: Audiovisual speech perception.

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2017 November 6 (M)

Topics: Auditory perception vs. speech perception.

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2017 November 3 (F)

Topics: Audition.

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2017 November 1 (W)

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

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2017 October 30 (M)

Topics: Clicks, trills, taps, and flaps.

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2017 October 27 (F)

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

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Assignment for Monday, October 30: Read L&D 14.4 to end of Ch. 14 ("Other manners of articulation").

2017 October 25 (W)

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

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2017 October 23 (M)

Topics: Nasal consonants.

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2017 October 18 (W)

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2017 October 16 (M)

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

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2017 October 13 (F)

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

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2017 October 11 (W)

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

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2017 October 9 (M)

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

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2017 October 6 (W)

Topics: Voicing in fricatives. Production of stops.

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2017 October 4 (W)

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Consonant articulations. Acoustics of voiceless fricatives.

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2017 October 2 (M)

Topics:Vowel odds and ends. Article reports.

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2017 September 29 (F)

MIDTERM

2017 September 27 (W)

Topics: Acoustic vowel space. Dispersion theory.

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2017 September 25 (M)

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

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2017 September 22 (F)

Topics: Nasalization and nasalized vowels.
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2017 September 20 (W)

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

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2017 September 18 (M)

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

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2017 September 15 (F)

Topics: HW 2. Source/filter independence.

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Assignments for Monday the 18th: Announcement: Two-week warning of Midterm

2017 September 13 (W)

Topics: Perturbation theory, vowel backness, and F2.

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2017 September 11 (M)

Topics: Perturbation theory. Rounding and height.

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2017 September 8 (F)

Topics: Nodes and antinodes in the uniform tube.

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2017 September 6 (W)

Topics: Formants of schwa. Recording.

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2017 September 1 (F)

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

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2017 August 30 (W)

Topics: Source/filter theory. Resonances of schwa.

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Assignment (for Friday, Sept. 1): 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?

2017 August 28 (M)

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

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Assignment for 8/30 (W):

2017 August 25 (F)

Topics: Using Praat. Sound. Spectrograms.

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2017 August 23 (W)

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

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