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Functional trade-off between lexical tone and intonation

Functional trade-off between lexical tone and intonation | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Languages can use pitch to make lexical contrasts (so called tone languages) or to mark contrasts at the utterance level, usually called intonation, such as using rising pitch to indicate a questio...
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Welcome! Here you will find a collection of tweets, posts, websites, articles, and videos related to phonetics and pronunciation teaching & learning. The inclusion of the materials on this collection does not imply endorsement in any way. Theoretical errors, or biased views of any kind are not my own.  (More Pronunciation Bites activity on Blogger, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest: http://about.me/pronunciationbites) ***Use the tag search below or the filter on top to do topic search ***
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Klinkers oefenen in de ruimte - NEMO Kennislink

Klinkers oefenen in de ruimte - NEMO Kennislink | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Hoor jij het verschil tussen het Engelse 'celery' en 'salary'? En tussen 'full' en 'fool'? Nijmeegse taalwetenschappers ontwikkelden de app Vowel Space Travel, waarmee je deze subtiele klankverschillen beter leert onderscheiden.
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Tweet from @APLinguista

Quisiera compartir el PDF de mi taller de #XVIIIepMad para asistentes y, sobre todo, no asistentes. ¡Gracias! drive.google.com/file/d/0B573Lz…
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Sensimetrics | Vowel Demonstrator | Purchase

The Vowel Demonstrator uses your Windows computer to study of the production of vowels.
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All Things Linguistic

All Things Linguistic | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Where did the vowel space get its shape? wuglife: “ Quick answer: The jaw. Slightly longer answer: The jaw is attached like a hinge, so it doesn’t drop straight down when you open you
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Radio 3 - Free Thinking, Reflecting Rural Life

Radio 3 - Free Thinking, Reflecting Rural Life | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Mark Dion; Colour, Insects, Virginia Woolf
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From minute 33 (via Rob Drummond)
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Tweet from @linguistica_uca

Os dejamos hoy un post titulado "Secretos insospechados de la voz" del blog Sottovoce, que contiene publicaciones científicas o descubrimientos sobre la voz humana. �sottovoce.hypotheses.org/category/non-c… pic.twitter.com/76bZdpaXnr
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Boris Johnson gets away with stupidity because he spouts it with a posh accent - Brian Reade - Mirror Online

Boris Johnson gets away with stupidity because he spouts it with a posh accent - Brian Reade - Mirror Online | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Imagine if he’d spoken ignorant bilge about the Irish border in a strong Geordie acccent or cracked jokes about dead bodies in Libya in broad Scouse?
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Tweet from Replying to @languagejones

I don't work as much with consonants as I should, but I wonder how many differences there are between vowels! I can't help but think of something @languagejones recent said about this issue. twitter.com/languagejones/… 3/6
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fundamental frequency | UnderLings

fundamental frequency | UnderLings | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Posts about fundamental frequency written by Hoálatha
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‘Deep Voice’ Software Can Clone Anyone's Voice With Just 3.7 Seconds of Audio

‘Deep Voice’ Software Can Clone Anyone's Voice With Just 3.7 Seconds of Audio | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Using snippets of voices, Baidu's ‘Deep Voice’ can generate new speech, accents, and tones.
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5 Powerful Tools to Perfect Your Pronunciation | Oxford House Barcelona

5 Powerful Tools to Perfect Your Pronunciation | Oxford House Barcelona | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? Perfecting your pronunciation is about making yourself understood. So, here are 5 tools to help you achieve your goal
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Christopher Eccleston: Northern accent 'held me back'

Christopher Eccleston: Northern accent 'held me back' | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
The actor says he struggled to secure Shakespearean roles on stage because of his native Salford accent.
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Glottal stops | Mumsnet Discussion

Glottal stops | Mumsnet Discussion | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
As a graduate in Linguistics, I'm not usually a snob about glottal stops, treating them as just a feature of spoken English. However on Radio Scotla
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