L541: Introductory Phonetics

Lab Sessions, Spring 2014

 

 [General Information]

 

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 (pdf)

General project guidelines (pdf)

 

Questions? Contact Information:

KuanYi (Jess) Chao                                                                          

Email: kuanchao AT indiana DOT edu                                                   

Office: MM 406                                                                       

Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-11:30 

 

Lab Schedule (Tentative; last updated on 1/15/2014):

 

Week

Date

Topics

Homework Assignments

Project timeline and resources

1

Jan 16/17

·      Introduction

·      Lab Overview

·    IPA

·    Praat 

·     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 23/24

·     Project discussion

·   Sagittal section

·   Praat exercise (sentence.wav)

 

     Week 2 Slides

Due: Homework 1

 

Homework 2 (pdf)

hw2_1.wav

 hw2_3.wav

 

 

 

Groups and Draft Sketch 

3

Jan 30/31

·     Praat exercise: Recording (tutorial) & TextGrid (Week 2 Slides)

        catshoe_catchyou.wav

 

·     Transcription practice: Vowels

English Vowels.pdf

AE Vowels.wav

BE Vowels.wav

 

 

Due: Homework 2

  

Homework 3 (pdf)

hw3_1.wav

 

 

Draft Sketch due Friday (Jan 31st) at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Jess; cc your group members)

 

4

Feb 6/7

·    Praat exercise: Concatenate sound files & Vowel measurements

 week4lab.zip

 

·    Cardinal vowels

     Daniel Jones

 

·     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 14 at 5pm

 

 

5

Feb 13/14

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

      hw3_1_low vowels

   

·     Vowel duration measurements

    Chao_hVd

Measure duration in hVd

 

·     Plotting in Excel

    duration_template.xlsx

 

Week 5 slides

 

Due: Homework 4

 

Homework 5 (pdf)

hw5_1.wav

hw5_2.wav 

Human Subjects Testing (CITI training due Mar 6/7)

 

Final Sketch Due Friday (Feb 14) at 5pm 

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

 

6

Feb 20/21

·      Discuss Transcription Exam I

·     Formant extraction

Formant Measurements in Praat

 

·      Plotting in Excel

Creating a vowel chart in Excel

Plotting template.xlsx

 

·      Exotic Consonants

     UCLA Index of sounds

     UCLA Consonants

 

     Week 6 slides

Due: Homework 5

 

Homework 6 (pdf)

hw6_1.wav

hw6_3.wav 

 

 

 

Start working on prospectus

-  Step 3: Prospectus  (pdf)

-  Sample Prospectus  (pdf)

 

 

 

7

Feb 27/28

·     Transcription Exam I

 

 

Due: Homework 6

 

Transcription Exam I (take-home) (pdf)

Boston_dialect.wav

 

Prospectus

-  Due Friday, February 28 at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Jess)

 

 

8

Mar 6/7

·    Linguistics recording room

·      Larynx: Anatomy Tutorial

·    Larynx Animated Model

Due: Transcription Exam I

 

Homework 7 (pdf)

hw7_1.wav

 

 

CITI Training

-  Due Friday, March 7

 (Email your completion report to Jess)

9

Mar 13/14

·   VOT

·    Articulatory gestures of clicks and ejectives

·   Vowel durational contrast

 

 

Due: Homework 7

 

Homework 8 (pdf)

hw8_2.wav

Final Prospectus

-  Due Friday, March 14 at 5pm (e-mail to both Dr. de Jong and Jess)

 

Spring Break (Mar 16-23)

10

Mar 27/28

· Orchestration schemes: clicks,

implosives, nasals

·  Tone languages

 

Week 10 slides

 

Due: Homework 8

 

Homework 9 (pdf)

HW9.zip 

Collect Data

11

Apr 3/4

·  Estimating F0

·  Durational contrast

 

F0 estimation exercise

Pitch accent & Boundary tones

 

Week 11 slides

 

Due: Homework 9

 

Homework 10 (pdf)

hw10_1.wav

hw10_2.wav  

Collect Data – Finish data collection

12

Apr 10/11

·  Transcription Exam II (in-class)

  ·   Formant measurement

     

  ·   Project discussion

 

Week 12 slides

 

 

Due: Homework 10

 

Transcription Exam II (take-home)

 TE2.wav 

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

Measurement and Analysis Scheme

 

13

Apr 17/18

·  Revisit F0

·  Perception of formant transitions

Due: Transcription Exam II

 

Summary Figures

14

Apr 24/25

 Project meeting

 

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

Summary Figures

 

15

May 1/2

Project meeting

 

Final paper