Tag Archives: phonetics
TrueSpell.com is a program that converts written English to “typical” American pronuncations (whatever “typical” might mean). This might sound like a rather obvious exercise, but as any kindergardner will tell you, English spelling is ridiculous. Despite all of the (useful) rules kids used … Continue reading
English Phonetic Transcription. A text to IPA converter for English. Students beware, your teachers know what you’re up to. 🙂
Accents 2011 focuses on an important area of linguistics research–the development of native and non-native accents of English. This conference is currently calling for proposals. You can find out more by clicking on the link above.
ADVANCE, a blog aimed at Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists has recommended a new tool for teaching about the vocal tract: Google Body. Zoom in to see lungs, vocal folds, the oral cavity, and the nasal passages. Is that the velum?!? … Continue reading
Students often struggle to learn how to associate the symbols of the IPA chart with their corresponding sounds. Here’s another source of help: an interactive IPA chart from Paul Meier, of the University of Kansas Theatre Department, who founded IDEA. … Continue reading