A few links

A source of IPA fonts:

http://www.sil.org/linguistics/computing.html#software

A nearly comprehensive list of the world's languages, with hypotheses on their genetic affiliation:

http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/

WordNet: an electronic lexical database:

http://mind.princeton.edu/wordnet/main/

Linguist List, website for the list-server with information on everything you ever wanted to know about linguistics or language, and a good deal more besides:

http://linguistlist.org

Information on phonological parsing:

http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/sigphon/CPsystems.html


More phonetics links (credit to Karen Steffen Chung, for collecting these links and posting them to Linguist List):

(1) A Course in Phonetics: Vowels and Consonants (Web supplements for Peter Ladefoged's _A Course in Phonetics_ [4th ed.] text. Excellent.)

http://hctv.humnet.ucla.edu/departments/linguistics/VowelsandConsonants/A%20Course%20in%20phonetics/index1.html

(2) Online phonetics course (U of Lausanne, Switzerland; translated from French)

http://www.unil.ch/ling/phonetique/api1-eng.html#Intro

(3) What is linguistics/phonetics? (Bulleted graphics; handy for first day of class)

http://www.speechandhearing.net/entrance/intro.html

(4) Introduction to the fields of linguistics

http://www.lsadc.org/web2/fldfr.htm

(5) The vocal tract

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/linguistics/russell/138/sec1/anatomy.htm

(6) Speech organs (great graphics; includes downloadable QuickTime movie of x-ray speech)

http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/~jcoleman/phonation.htm

(7) X-Ray film database for speech research (Amazing x-ray videos of people talking)

http://pavlov.psyc.queensu.ca/faculty/munhall/x-ray/

(8) Vocal cords in action: five still photos

http://gahu.ucd.ie/~fred/courses/phonetics/glottis.html

(9) Vocal cords vibrating

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/faciliti/demos/vocalfolds/vocalfolds.htm

(10) Epiglottis in motion/pharyngeal stops

http://web.uvic.ca/ling/research/pharynx.html

(11) Examining of larynx - how vocal cords can be photographed

 

http://www.voice-center.com/exam_larynx.html

 

(12) Methods of examining larynx (further methods; vocal cords in motion)

 

http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/phonetik/EGG/page13a.htm

 

(13) Movement of articulators

 

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/faciliti/demos/croatian/index.html

 

(14) The International Phonetic Alphabet

 

http://www2.arts.gla.ac.uk/IPA/pulmonic.html

 

(15) Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) homepage (IPA Help is excellent; also IPA fonts, many tools)

 

http://www.sil.org/

 

(16) The distinctive vowel sounds of British and American English (click to hear the sounds)

 

http://faculty.washington.edu/dillon/PhonResources/vowels.html

 

(17) Respiration and airstream mechanisms

 

http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/~jcoleman/RESPIRAT.htm


(18) SIPhTrA voicing basics tutorial

 

http://crow.phon.ucl.ac.uk/htbin/wtutor?tutorial=siphtra/vb1.htm

 

(19) Plosives 1: basics (tutorial)

 

http://crow.phon.ucl.ac.uk/htbin/wtutor?tutorial=siphtra/plostut1/plostut1.htm

 

(20) Plosives 2: Voicing onset time and aspiration (tutorial)

 

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/johnm/siphtra/plostut2/plostut2.htm

 

(21) Unstressed vowels

 

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/linguistics/russell/138/sec1/trans2.htm

 

(22) Stress system database

 

http://www-cogsci.psych.ox.ac.uk/~todd/stress.html

 

(23) Intro to prosody: chunking, focus, pitch (tutorial)

 

http://www.eptotd.btinternet.co.uk/pow/powin.htm

 

(24) Multiple articulations

 

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/linguistics/russell/138/sec5/multiple.htm

 

(25) Coarticulation

 

http://www.ling.lu.se/persons/Sidney/coartdem/

 

(26) Sound machines: require MS Internet Explorer

 

http://www.btinternet.com/~eptotd/vm/soundmachines.htm

 

(27) Speech Internet dictionary home page

 

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/johnm/sid/sidhome.htm

 

(28) Sound waves

 

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/linguistics/russell/138/sec4/acoust1.htm

 

(29) Intro to speech waves and spectrograms (Lund. Sweden)

http://www.ling.lu.se/research/speechtutorial/tutorial.html

(30) cslu - Center for Spoken Language Understanding: spectrogram tutorial, speech toolkit

http://cslu.cse.ogi.edu/tutordemos/

(31) Studying phonetics on the Net: excellent links (some already in this list)

http://faculty.washington.edu/dillon/PhonResources/PhonResources.html

(32) 3-D vocal tract MRI gallery (slow loading; good graphics and sound files)

http://web1.dcpa.org/brad_html/mrgallery.html

(33) Real time spectrogram (online spectrogram includes link to required Snack 16 plug-in; take care not to crash it...or reboot! But it's simple and works dandy; exercises included)

http://www.speech.kth.se/labs/analysis/speg.html

(34) Monthly mystery spectrogram website (on holiday, but archives are available)

http://depts.washington.edu/phonlab/mystery/

(35) Spectrogram reading: German

http://www.phonetik.uni-muenchen.de/SGL/SGLHome.html

(36) The vOICe Sonification Applet

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Peter_Meijer/javoice.htm

(37) Spectrogram version of preceding site

http://faculty.washington.edu/dillon/PhonResources/javoice/vowjavoice2.html

(38) Clicks, ejectives, etc. in many languages (Ladefoged; linked to from first URL)

http://hctv.humnet.ucla.edu/departments/linguistics/VowelsandConsonants/A%20Course%20in%20phonetics/chapter6/6aiarstream.html

(39) Airstream mechanisms and phonation types: main points (Ladefoged again)

http://www.unc.edu/courses/ling120/lectures/Ladefoged_ch6.html

(40) NWU: Airstream mechanisms

http://gahu.ucd.ie/~fred/courses/phonetics/airstream1.html

(41) Types of phonation: creaky, breathy, harsh, falsetto

http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/phonetik/EGG/page10.htm

(42) Language miniatures: whistled speech (I was surprised not to find many other good sites on this topic)

http://home.bluemarble.net/~langmin/whistle.htm

(43) Gas-altered perceived voice pitch:

a. Helium Voice (linked to sound file with poor audio quality, but someone may ask about the 'Donald Duck' effect of helium)

http://howto.yahoo.com/ask/19991115.html

b. Sulfur Hexafluoride Voice

http://www.physics.umd.edu/deptinfo/facilities/lecdem/h6-05.htm

(44) The Human Ear: one page with picture, formulas (I couldn't seem to find just the right human hearing site - not too simple, not too specialized, and not requiring fancy plug-ins like Shockwave; but this and the next are useful)

http://fridge.arch.uwa.edu.au/topics/acoustics/sound/hearing.html

 

(45) The Ear: Instrument of Hearing

 

http://www.robinsonresearch.com/HEALTH/ANATOMY/hearing.htm

 

 

II. PAGES OF LINKS:

(1) Linguistics and Phonetics Worldwide (Stuttgart)

http://framelogic.planetclick.com/framelogic/frameset.pl/frameset-PVrgctD295UmnsnIgdUfd9lORBvqqI6x78IutySxOn1/http/www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/phonetik/joerg/worldwide/lingphon.html

(2) Link list of phonetics, speech and acoustics (Helsinki)

http://www.helsinki.fi/~miheikko/phon.html

(3) Phonetics and speech: Some bookmarks (Vienna)

http://www.ai.univie.ac.at/~hannes/lv_bookmarks.html

(4) Prosody and intonation sites (Saarbruecken; German, other languages)

http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/phonetik/projects/Tobi/sites.html

(5) Speech research (USC)

http://mambo.ucsc.edu/psl/speech.html

 

III. VIDEOS:

(1) Videos available from the Acoustical Society of America

http://asa.aip.org/videos.html


 


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