Resources and Tools in Speech, Hearing and Phonetics
Lecture Course Notes
Course handbooks for some lecture courses run in the Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences can be found on-line. More information.
The Department has been involved in a number of funded projects concerned with education in Phonetics and Speech Communication. These projects and other work have led to some teaching materials that are accessible over the web. More information.
Phonetic Symbols Advice
Advice on the use of phonetic symbols in computing applications, including downloadable keyboard layouts, fonts and more. More information.
We offer a variety of software for analysing sounds and signals, displaying waveforms and spectra, synchronising display and audio, storing and analysing speech data, and much more. More information.
The department has been involved building a number of language resources. These include the UCL speaker variability database, the SCRIBE corpus of spoken British English, and the EUROM corpus of eight European languages. Also advice on equipment for making speech recordings, putting sound on web pages, or working with sound on your computer. More information.
Conference & Workshop Proceedings
- ISCA Workshop on Plasticity in Speech Perception, 2005
- Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference, 2005
- Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference, 2007
The department has specialist facilities for research in the production and perception of speech, including a set of auditory booths in our listening centre and an anechoic recording chamber. The Infant & Child Language Research Centre has specialist facilities for working with babies and young children.
Some educational materials are available to purchase on CD from our Web Shop.