Monthly Archives: November 2014

Understanding speech analysis software

In this post, I’m going to explain all the different parts of a Speech Analysis window in WaveSurfer. Going from the top, there’s a waveform (波形 in Japanese), and that shows the wave of sound in the air that the

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Sophia students! These videos are for you.

IHere are two videos I made for classes at Sophia. This first one explains some basic ideas in phonetics: source-filter theory and formant frequencies. The second one explains how to make your own vowel chart. You can download the chart

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My web-based training app: Listening Quest!

I finally finished programming my web training app, Listening Quest! If English is your second (or third or fourth or fifth) language, please give it a try, and see if you can improve your listening. And teachers, please tell your

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  • The #PhilandoCastile decision proves again that in the US, the law exists only to uphold power and oppress the powerless. 1 week ago
  • RT @shiikazuo: 自民・公明は「早く採決すれば都議選までに忘れるだろう」と強行に走った。 このあまりに卑怯な党略に対する最も有効な方策は「忘れないこと」と「審判をくだすこと」です。 1 week ago
  • This is a bread. How thankful! #100均英語 4 weeks ago
  • It is a small happiness for your convenient life. #100均英語 4 weeks ago
  • RT @ditzkoff: So tired of these reboots. 1 month ago