LINGUIST List 10.148

Mon Feb 1 1999

Qs: Pronunciation, Wittgenstein, Whitney article

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  1. HlneKnoerr, Pronunciation Software
  2. Solovyev V.D., Wittgenstein's private language
  3. MARC PICARD, Whitney article

Message 1: Pronunciation Software

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 15:06:33 -0500
From: HlneKnoerr <hknoerruottawa.ca>
Subject: Pronunciation Software

Dear Linguist,

Do you know of any research that has been done on the use of speech
pathology software (e.g., VideoVoice) or pronunciation- and intonation
based software in language classes? I have done a limited experiment
with VideoVoice to teach French intonation in a second language course
and would be interested in sharing notes and results with people who
did similar work.

Thank you,

Hlne Knoerr
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Institut des langues secondes
Universit d'Ottawa
600 King Edward
OTTAWA, Ontario K1H 7P7
hknoerruottawa.ca
(613) 562-5800/ 3475
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Message 2: Wittgenstein's private language

Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 17:34:45 +0300
From: Solovyev V.D. <solovyevtatincom.ru>
Subject: Wittgenstein's private language

Dear colleagues, 

We would like to ask what do you think
about the following questions:

 1) Specifically _linguistic_, rather than philosophical,
 responses to Wittgenstein's 'private language
 argument' in his Philosophical Investigations.
 This argument discusses the possibility - or 
 impossibility - of imagining a language only one
 speaker uses or invents. 

 2) Or linguists who have examined Wittgenstein's
 private language argument by separating it into
 a) the impossibility of a private vocabulary, and
 b) the impossibility of private grammar rules. 

Thank you,

Mark Griffith
markgriffithyahoo.com
Valery Solovyev
solovyevtatincom.ru 
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Message 3: Whitney article

Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 18:51:00 -0500
From: MARC PICARD <picardvax2.concordia.ca>
Subject: Whitney article

Would anybody happen to know where the following article was
published:

Whitney, William D. (1974) "The relative frequency of simple sounds in
English".

Marc Picard
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