Study links

Phonetics & Phonology 1 (winter semester)
 
 
1.  Introduction
     
2. Phonemic transcription
     
 

Use online phonemic keyboard to copy and paste IPA transcriptions:

http://westonruter.github.io/ipa-chart/keyboard/

     
3.  English vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs
     
 

Listen to English vowels & consonants in Adrian Underhill's interactive phonemic chart:

https://www.onestopenglish.com/pronunciation/interactive-phonemic-chart-british-english/156649.article

     
   

Learn & test yourself on the IPA symbols:

http://www.phonemicchart.com/learn/

     
 

Read about triphthongs and listen to smoothing

http://www.englishpronunciationmadrid.com/vowels/vowels/smoothing/

 

 

4.  Consonants
     
    

Test yourself labelling English consonants in John Maidment's Fonetic Flash:

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/johnm/flash/findrp.htm 

     
 

Check out this interactive tutorial on English plosives on the UCL SIPhTrA webpage:

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

     
5. Stress in simple words
     
   

Practise transcribing simple words in IPA on David Brett's website:

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/index.php?id=pt
     
 
 
 
     
     
. Weak forms 1
     
 

Practise transcription of weak forms in connected speech & get instant feedback on David Brett's website

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/transcription%20exercises/index_of_transcription_exercises.htm

     
.  Problems in phonemic analysis 1
     
    

Practise phonemic transcription of short phrases & sentences on David Brett's website:

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/transcription%20exercises/index_of_transcription_exercises.htm

     
   

Read on and listen to the alveolar tap/flap in a Wikipedia article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alveolar_tap

     
     
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Aspects of connected speech 1

     
    

Whatch a teacher explaining stress-timing in a video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dT30zZCXjIU

     
     
.  Aspects of connected speech 2 
     
 

Read, listen and do excercises on yod coalescence on David Brett's website:

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/notes%20and%20exercises/yod%20coal/yod_coalescence.htm

     
 

Read, listen and do excercises on elision on David Brett's website:

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/notes%20and%20exercises/elision/elision.htm

     
    Read, listen and do excercises on r-linking on David Brett's website: 
   

http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/rLinking/rLinking.html

     
     
.  Intonation 1  
     
   

Listen to the explanation of 7 nuclear tones by an English language teacher:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HGxfR7Sziw 

     
     
12. Functions of intonation
     
   

Learn about the the basic sentence intonation patterns (falling & rising tones) in an IELTS video (Australian English)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdgRtYg_oAE

     
    Watch this four-part video explaining basic sentence intonation patterns (American English)
   

PART 1: What intonation is, falling & rising intonation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2bHdXcszJ4

   

PART 2: Falling & rising intonation + practice with falling intonation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh6kUsJcu3k

   

PART 3: Rising intonation pattern

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k80wiT0t2rc

   

PART 4: Practice with intonation in questions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLGJb63mkyA