This site provides the students and scholars in prosody with an internet adaptation of William S. Smalley’s Manual of articulatory phonetics (Ann Arbor 1963). The sound tapes of this book provide useful examples for various prosodic features from a wide range of languages.
Students will be confronted with 5 types of learning activities
|Lesson 1||Hearing pitch distinctions|
|Lesson 2||Identifying pitch movements’ direction|
|Lesson 3||Finer distinction in hearing pitch: level vs. glissando – short vs. long|
|Lesson 4||Identifying glided tones – one direction or two?|
|Lesson 5||Identifying various contours|
Some technical notes