Never the same word twice: Cynthia Clopper on the uniqueness of pronunciation

25:46
 
Share
 

Manage episode 267886797 series 2501198
By Voices of Excellence from Arts and Sciences and Voices of Excellence from Arts. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Cynthia Clopper, professor and chair of the department of linguistics, researches speech sounds: how we produce them, their acoustic characteristics, and their perception by listeners. She says that every time we say a word, like "cat," it's subtly different. For more of her discussion with David Staley, listen to this week's Voices of Excellence

101 episodes