Resources and Tools in Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences

Web Tutorials

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.

Phonetic Symbols Advice

Advice on the use of phonetic symbols in computing applications, including downloadable keyboard layouts, fonts and more.


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.

Speech Audio

Advice on equipment for making speech recordings, putting sound on web pages, or working with sound on your computer.

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.

Some other pages on our site you may enjoy ...

ESYSTEM - Signals and Systems teaching tool

ESYSTEM is a free program for experimenting with signals and systems. With ESYSTEM you can see the effect of simple systems on a range of simple signals.

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