L541: Introductory Phonetics

Lab Sessions, Spring 2015

 

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Welcome to the Introductory Phonetics Lab sessions!  

 

Announcements:

Please visit this site regularly for updates regarding lab sessions!

Information on the class schedule and lecture handouts can be found at: http://www.iub.edu/~l541/schedule.htm

General information and the course syllabus can be found at: http://www.indiana.edu/~l541/index.htm

 

What can you find on this site?

-       The lab schedule will be updated on a weekly basis. Information on lab discussions topics and lab activities will be posted here.

-       Homework and other materials connected with lab sessions will be uploaded to this site.

-       You will also be able to find resources for the group Term Project.

 

General Information:

Lab Syllabus

General project guidelines (pdf)

 

Questions? Contact Information:

Yu-Jung Lin                                                                          

Email: lin41 AT indiana DOT edu                                                   

Office: MM 406                                                                       

Office Hours: Friday 11am-1pm

 

Lab Schedule (Tentative; last updated on 4/27/2015):

 

Week

Date

Topics

Homework Assignments

Project timeline and resources

1

Jan 15/16

D Introduction

D  Lab Overview

D IPA

D Praat 

D Wavesurfer

 

    Week 1 Slides

 

 

Homework 1 (pdf)

hw1.wav

Start to think about groups

 

Getting started (pdf)

Step 1: Groups and Draft Sketch (pdf)

Tips for Topics (pdf)

Timeline (pdf)

 

2

Jan 22/23

D Project discussion

D Sagittal section

D Praat exercise (sentence.wav)

 

     Week 2 Slides

Due: Homework 1

 

Homework 2 (pdf)

hw2_1.wav

hw2_3.wav  

(note: The sampling frequency for the silence: 44100 Hz)  

 

Groups and Draft Sketch 

3

Jan 29/30

D Praat exercise: Recording (tutorial) & TextGrid

        

D Transcription practice: Vowels

       English Vowels.pdf

       AE Vowels.wav

       BE Vowels.wav

       Chain.wav

       Week 3 Slides

 

Due: Homework 2

  

Homework 3 (pdf)

hw3_1.wav 

 

Draft Sketch due Friday (Jan 30) at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung; cc your group members)

 

4

Feb 5/6

D Praat exercise: Concatenate sound files & Vowel measurements

  week4lab.zip

D Cardinal vowels

     Daniel Jones 

D More vowel transcription: BE (handout from last week)

   Week 4 Slides

 

Due: Homework 3

 

Homework 4 (pdf)

 hw4_1.wav

hw4_2.wav 

Decide on project topic and sharpen it

Step 2: Final Sketch (pdf)

Due Feb 13 at 5pm

 

 

5

Feb 12/13

D Transcription exercise: cardinal vowels and unfamiliar language (in groups)

       hw3_1_low vowels

   

D Vowel duration measurements

    Chao_hVd

Measure duration in hVd 

DPlotting in Excel

    duration_template.xlsx

E        UCLA Vowel formants

 

 

Due: Homework 4

 

Homework 5 (pdf)

hw5_1.wav

hw5_2.wav 

Human Subjects Testing (CITI training due Mar 5/6)

 

Final Sketch Due Friday (Feb 13) at 5pm@

(e-mail Final Sketch to both Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung)

 

6

Feb 19/20

D Discuss Transcription Exam I

DFormant extraction

Formant Measurements in Praat

 

D Plotting in Excel

Plotting template.xlsx

hVd_Lin.wav 

D Exotic Consonants

     UCLA Index of sounds

     UCLA Consonants 

    

Due: Homework 5

 

Homework 6 (pdf)

hw6_1.wav

hw6_3.wav 

 

Screen recording: Plotting vowels

1.For Mac

2.For Windows

 

 

Start working on prospectus

-  Step 3: Prospectus  (pdf)

-  Sample Prospectus  (pdf)

 

 

 

7

Feb 26/27

D Transcription Exam I

 

 

Due: Homework 6

 

Transcription Exam I (take-home)
1. pdf
2.
boston dialect.wav 

Prospectus

-  Due Friday, February 27 at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung)

 

 

8

Mar 5/6

D Linguistics recording room

D Larynx: Anatomy Tutorial

D Interaction to larynx, pharynx and airway anatomy

Due: Transcription Exam I

 

Homework 7 (pdf)

hw7_1.wav 

 

CITI Training

-  Due Friday, March 6

 (Email your completion report to Yu-Jung)

9

Mar 12/13

E        Articulatory gestures of clicks and ejectives

1) Xhosa 2) Zulu

E        Tone languages

E        VOT

1) Hindi 2) Korean

Due: Homework 7

 

Homework 8 (pdf)

1.     hw8_1.wav

2.     hw08_Ibibio.wav

Final Prospectus

 -  Due Friday, March 13 at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung)

 

Spring Break (Mar 15-22)

10

Mar 26/27

DEstimating F0

1)    Sound1

2)   Sound 2

3)   Mandarin

 

Week 10 slides

  Week 10 slides – a longer one

Due: Homework 8

 

Homework 9 (pdf)

HW9_1.wav

HW9_2.wav 

Collect Data

11

Apr 2/3

E       Spectrum reading

E       Spectrogram reading

E       F0 and Formants

4 vowels.wav

Due: Homework 9

 

Homework 10 (pdf)

Collect Data – Finish data collection

12

Apr 9/10

DTranscription Exam II (in-class)

 

     

  DProject discussion

 

 

 

Due: Homework 10

 

1. Transcription Exam II (take-home)

 (TE2.wav)   (pdf)

 2. Homework 11 (pdf

Due Friday at 5pm (e-mail to Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung):

Measurement and Analysis Scheme  

13

Apr 16/17

DRevisit F0

DPerception of formant transitions

Due: 1. Transcription Exam II
         2. Homework 11  

 

 

Summary Figures

14

Apr 23/24

 Project meeting

 

15

Apr 30/

May 1

Project meeting

 Spectrogram reading

(detailed notes from Dr. de Jong!) J

Summary Figures Due 4/27 5pm;

Final paper due 5/4 5pm

(e-mail to Dr. de Jong and Yu-Jung)