LINGUIST List 6.1004

Tue Jul 25 1995

FYI: Univ. of Mich. Phonetics Training Tools

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Message 1: FYI: UMich Phonetics Training Tools

Date: Sat, 22 Jul 1995 13:17:33 FYI: UMich Phonetics Training Tools
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Subject: FYI: UMich Phonetics Training Tools

 The University of Michigan Phonetics Training Tools is an
ensemble of Hypercard stacks designed to assist beginning students of
phonetics in associating the symbols of the IPA, the sounds they
represent, and the physiology underlying their production. The PTT
"skeleton" currently available includes sound files, animated vocal
tracts, and X-ray movies for each speech sound. Audio-video resources
can be accessed through an IPA-table interface or by manipulating a
vocal tract on screen. Also included are models for an IPA training
game and a testing module, in which students are tested on their ability to
associate IPA symbols, static vocal tract shapes, and physiological
 There is a free demo copy available, containing the cartoon and
X-ray for /p/, at the following URL's: (this is a cleaner, nicer URL)

Make sure to grab the README file.

If interested in the full version, send to
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