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Speech accent archive: how to

Speech accent archive: how to
How to use this site Welcome to the speech accent archive. Each individual sample page contains a sound control bar, a set of the answers to 7 demographic questions, a phonetic transcription of the sample,1 a set of the speaker's phonological generalizations, a link to a map showing the speaker's place of birth, and a link to the Ethnologue language database. The archive also contains a set of native language phonetic inventories so that you can perform some contrastive analyses. To hear each sample, just click on the pause/play button of the sound control bar. To learn more about the phonological generalizations, click on this generalization definitions page. To see a pop-up window of a map of the speaker's place of birth, click on map. The archive is continually growing. How to cite this site Weinberger, Steven. (2015). Methodology We constructed an elicitation paragraph to be read by each subject. Subjects are asked a series of seven demographic questions: Where were you born? Related:  languagesEnglish Oral

Gwary polskie - 1.4. Dialektyzmy a regionalizmy Odróżnienie dialektyzmów od regionalizmów może sprawiać kłopoty. Definicje słownikowe są często nie tylko sobie bliskie, ale bywają też zbieżne. Mimo wielu opracowań ciągle brakuje wyraźnych kryterium różnicujących i stwierdzających, jaki jest zakres i zasięg występowania tych form. Niekiedy badacze łącznie omawiają regionalizmy i dialektyzmy, jak to np. uczynił Marian Kucała w opracowaniu popularnonaukowym o znamiennym tytule: Twoja mowa cię zdradza. Regionalizmy i dialektyzmy języka polskiego (1994). Na podstawie literatury przedmiotu można regionalizmy i dialektyzmy określić następująco. Regionalizm to element językowy (cecha fonetyczna, morfologiczna, konstrukcja składniowa, wyraz, frazeologizm) występujący na części obszaru języka narodowego ograniczonej do pewnego regionu (stąd nazwa). Regionalizmy stanowią zatem ogniwo pośrednie między składnikami języka ogólnego a elementami dialektów ludowych (dialektyzmami).

» Teaching English through songs in the digital age – #ELTchat summary 12/01/2011 This absolutely fantastic summary was contributed by Vicky Saumell on her blog in 4 consective posts which I have merged into one single post. As Viky herself remarks below in her post, it is an amazing collection of resources all shared by you, #ELTchatters! What a fantastic resource this has turned into! And thanks to Vicky for an outstanding job!!! 1. Background readings and resources In case you didn´t know, I´m an avid tweeter, especially for Professional Development and networking with colleagues all over the world. Yesterday, #ELTchat was about Teaching English through songs: activities, resources and benefits of using songs for teaching. 13 readings and resources,68 ideas for using songs,50 example songs with links,11 music-related web 2.0 tools All this information, which I have tried to digest for easier consumption, is too long to be posted in one blog post so I have divided it into 4 parts: 1. Some readers´suggestions that are worth sharing 2. Why use songs? Possible tasks 3. 4.

MicroConcord Corpus Collections Description The MicroConcord Collections are made up of two corpus collections that were originally sold by Oxford University Press as an optional companion to their MicroConcord concordancing programme, but which are now out of print. The MicroConcord Corpus of Academic Texts is a collection of short samples of academic prose from books and papers published by OUP. It was sampled to broadly represent academic writing and covers a range of disciplines including scientific, philosophical and religious texts. The MicroConcord Corpus of Journalistic Texts consists of samples of journalistic text from the British newspaper, 'The Independent'. It covers home, foreign, business, arts and sports news published in 1989. Size MicroConcord Corpus of Academic Texts: 1 million words MicroConcord Corpus of Journalistic Texts: 1 million words Compiler

Gwary polskie - Tekst gwarowy — Płaza 1 Nagranie i zapis: Izabela Stąpor Informatorki: Grupa śpiewaczo-obrzędowa "Płazianki" (zrzeszona w Chrzanowskim Stowarzyszeniu Folklorystycznym) w składzie: Emilia Kurowska – kierownik grupy (ur. w 1950 r.), Maria Kosowska (ur. w 1948 r.), Władysława Oleksy (ur. w 1941 r.), Zofia Chrząścik (ur. w 1935 r.), Helena Płaszczyca (ur. w 1933 r.), Józefa Kozikowska (ur. w 1953 r.), Krystyna Bąba (ur. w 1940 r.), Władysława Styrna (ur. w 1950 r.); zamieszkałe w Płazie, gm. Chrzanów; nigdy na dłużej nie wyjeżdżały [zdjęcie F2608: Płazianki] Niedziela Palmowa Palmy to wszyscy, każdy jeden musioł mieć do kościoa. Borowiny dużo nazbirali w lesie. No, ale nie było ta jak teroz co całe mojom i z kwiotkami, tylko była tako normalno góra, i tu było takie obtegowane i były stążki z bibuły przywionzane i wiency nie było. Wiklinum było. Drutym tylko. Ale jak przyśli z tom palmom z kościoła, to mówcie do końca co robili. Palmerdyk nazywali downo. Ino przed dżwiami, do domu sie nie wnosiło. Buraki te ćwikłowe.

Education World ® Lesson Planning: More Resources for Classroom Debates Updated May 2009 Below you will find links that will take you to the best resources on the Web for debate rules; debate rubrics for student assessment; debate topics for classroom use; more debate lesson plans; and fun debate strategies. Debate Rules Classroom Debate Instructions This teacher-created resource includes student guidelines and rules for holding debates. Debate Rubrics for Student Assessment Use one of these rubrics to assess student performance, or adapt the rubrics to create one that meets your needs: Debate Topics for Classroom Use Ideas for Debate Topics This teacher-created list contains more than three dozen topics, mostly about student-centered issues (Should students be required to wear uniforms to school? More Debate Lesson Plans Fun Debate Strategies The following fun strategies can be used to engage students and vary the debate structure by involving the entire class in different ways: More Debate Resources

Academic Word List Corpus - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies A written corpus of academic English was developed for the purpose of finding out which words occurred in a wide range of academic texts from a variety of subject areas. The Academic Corpus contained approximately 3,500,000 running words. It was divided into four faculty sections: Arts, Commerce, Law and Science. Table 2: Subject areas in the Faculty Sections of the Academic Corpus The Academic Corpus contained journal articles, book chapters, course workbooks, laboratory manuals, and course notes. There were 414 texts in the Academic Corpus. Where possible, the texts were kept at their original length, although their bibliographies were removed. The following page from an academic text shows how many of the words in such texts are from the Academic Word List. The words from the Academic Word List are boldened in the text. Dating New Zealand Business Cycles Introduction Source: Buckle, R., Kim, K. and Hall, V.

Speech Filing System Tools for Speech Research SFS 4/Windows is a free computing environment for PCs for conducting research into the nature of speech. It comprises software tools, file and data formats, subroutine libraries, graphics, special programming languages and tutorial documentation. It performs standard operations such as acquisition, replay, display and labelling, spectrographic and formant analysis and fundamental frequency estimation. It comes with a large body of ready made tools for signal processing, synthesis and recognition, as well as support for your own software development. Latest News On-line Documentation All SFS manuals, tutorials and software manual pages are now accessible on-line at: Feedback Please send suggestions for improvements and reports of program faults to Please note that we are unable to provide help with the use of this software. Some other pages on our site you may enjoy: Web Tutorial on Logs

Ask a question and tell two things - Kittys engelskoppgaver NB! Her har jeg lastet opp flere spill og maler som kan brukes både i engelsk og i andre fag. Mer info lenger ned på siden :-) Dette er et spill hvor elevene skal lage et spørsmål til-, og fortelle to ting om det emnet spillebrikken havner på. Det er morsomt og engasjerende, og elevene får god trening i å snakke engelsk. I tillegg blir elevene drillet i å bruke de engelske spørreordene. Avhengig av elevenes ferdigheter, kan man legge inn begrensninger på hvor enkle setninger de kan lage når de skal si noe om emnet. For eksempel kan man si at "I like"-setninger ikke er lov. Sånn sett kan den engelske varianten av dette spillet brukes på elever fra 9-19 år, og sikkert også på voksne :-) Tips: Det kan være lurt at den som har sin tur først forteller to ting om emnet, så stiller vedkommende et spørsmål som nestemann skal svare på. NB! Siden dette spillet funket såpass bra har jeg laget flere maler på engelsk + 2 generelle maler som kan brukes i mange fag. Her kan man definere hvilke regler man vil.

'Th' sound to vanish from English language by 2066 because of multiculturalism, say linguists