Acoustic Phonetics
Hilary Term 2017

John Coleman

NB Links to other documents relating to this course will be added incrementally as the course progresses.

Reading list

Week 1

    Why should linguistics study acoustic phonetics?

    "We speak in order to be heard"

    Variations in air pressure


    Introduction to Speech Acoustics 1

Week 2 Introduction to Speech Acoustics 2

Week 3 The Source-Filter Model of Speech Production

    waterfall spectrogram of "heat"

Week 4 Acoustic structure of consonants