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LINGUIST List 25.1919

Wed Apr 30 2014

Qs: Removing Interjections in Praat

Editor for this issue: Alex Isotalo <alxlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Apr-2014
From: Eva Dubinsky <yochvagmail.com>
Subject: Removing Interjections in Praat
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Looking for advice in Praat: I have a set of preschool narratives, which I intend to analyze for pauses using de Jong's script. I've already clipped them to remove the frame of the interview, so that only the narrative is left. The problem is that the microphones we used picked up the comments from the interviewer as well, and some of the files have interjections by the interviewer in the midst of the child's narrative. What is the best way to handle these interjections so that they don't contaminate the pause measurements? Thanks in advance!

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Hebrew (heb)

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