Extra exercises, tutorials, and self-tests

 

 

Basic phonetics

     A Course in Phonetics, Peter Ladefoged http://hctv.humnet.ucla.edu/departments/linguistics/VowelsandConsonants/course/contents.html

     Vowels and Consonants, Peter Ladefoged http://hctv.humnet.ucla.edu/departments/linguistics/VowelsandConsonants/vowels/contents.html

      Speech tutorials by H. Timothy Bunnell, University of Delaware
http://www.asel.udel.edu/speech/tutorials/

 

Practice with IPA symbols and transcription

o    Transcription practice for words/Canadian English, by Kevin Russell, University of Manitoba

o    Can hear audio and check transcription

  One-syllable words
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/phonetics/practice/typewriter/pract1a.html

  Two-syllable words
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/phonetics/practice/typewriter/pract2a.html

  Longer words
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/phonetics/practice/typewriter/pract3.html

o    Texts transcribed in IPA for reading practice, by Kevin Russell, University of Manitoba http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/phonetics/readings/readings.html

o    Animations showing how to draw certain non-Roman IPA symbols, by Johanna Rubba, California Polytechnic State University
http://cla.calpoly.edu/~jrubba/phon/drawsymbols/

 

Properties of consonants

o    Self-test for English consonant properties, by Kevin Russell, University of Manitoba 
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/phonetics/practice/consonant/d2intro.htm

o    Specify properties of oral/nasal stops and fricatives; see the corresponding IPA symbol and vocal-tract configuration
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~danhall/phonetics/sammy.html

o    Tutorial: basic facts about plosives, from University College London. Useful tutorial for recognizing drawings of places of articulation

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wtutor?tutorial=siphtra/plostut1/plostut1.htm

 

Prosody: chunking, focus, and pitch

http://www.eptotd.btinternet.co.uk/pow/powin.htm by Sue Pepp└ and John Maidment, University College London