24.963 Linguistic Phonetics

Fall 2005

Glottal airflow and output from lips, with respective spectra.
The source-filter model of speech production. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Course Description

This course is a study of speech sounds: how we produce and perceive them and their acoustic properties. It explores the influence of the production and perception systems on phonological patterns and sound change. Acoustic analysis and experimental techniques are also discussed.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .wav and .zip.

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Prof. Edward Flemming

Course Meeting Times

1 session / week
3 hours / session