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Speech Acoustics - SPHL299

Essential topics in speech acoustics are addressed commencing with general acoustic theory, focusing particularly on the phenomenon of resonance. This is followed by an examination of the acoustic theory of speech production, which describes the interaction between vocal sound sources and articulation used to create the vast array of speech sounds of the world's languages. The unit examines in detail the acoustics of vowels and consonants, voice quality, prosody (intonation and stress) and coarticulation. Practical laboratory workshops are an integral aspect of the unit.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Felicity Cox

LING217 Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): SPH399
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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