Essays about: "Acoustic Phonetics"

Found 4 essays containing the words Acoustic Phonetics.

  1. 1. Non-modal voice quality in Chichimeco - "Hablamos más con la garganta"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Anneliese Kelterer; [2017]
    Keywords : Chichimeco; non-modal phonation; non-modal voice quality; glottals; Oto-Manguean languages; laryngeal complexity; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the phonetics and the phonology of non-modal voice quality and other glottal features in Chichimeco (Oto-Manguean, Mexico) are described. For this investigation, I analysed recordings I made in Mexico in spring 2017 as well as recordings enclosed in Lastra (2009b, 2016). READ MORE

  2. 2. Turkish-Swedish Bilingual Third Language English High-Front Vowel Category Formation

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Martin Ekelund; [2017]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition; third language acquisition; bilingualism; multilingualism; phonology; phonetics; English; Swedish; Turkish; acoustic measurements;

    Abstract : This study explores the possibilities of phonetic category formation in early bilingual Turkish-Swedish learners of English. Specifically, the high-front unrounded vowels across the three languages Turkish, Swedish and English are investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pre-aspiration and Plosives in Icelandic English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pétur Már Sigurjónsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Pre-aspiration; Voice Onset Time VOT ; Acoustic Phonetics; English as a Foreign Language EFL ; Second Language Acquisition SLA ;

    Abstract : For this study, two groups of native Icelandic speakers were compared in terms of the acoustic properties of their English pronunciation of two phonetic phenomena, plosives and pre-aspiration. In English, plosives with the same manner and place of articulation are distinguished by means of a voicing contrast, whereas in Icelandic, plosives are distinguished by means of an aspiration contrast. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of catalexis in Spanish rhythm structure : a phonological and phonetic study of catalexis in Spanish syllable-time poetry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Maria-Bonita Flores; [2004]
    Keywords : Spanska språket; Accenter; Metrik; Satsrytm; Catalexis; Poesi; Spanish; Spanska; Phonetics; phonology; Fonetik; fonologi; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In the present study a fragmentary foot structure, associated with word stress, is assumed to be available in Spanish. In addition catalexis is introduced in the metrical analysis of Spanish stress. Acoustic evidence for catalexis is presented. The material consists of Spanish syllabic verse. READ MORE