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Grammar

Noun “means” (use and grammar)

Noun means is both in plural and singular, don’t let the ending -s fool you. Here are some examples. It the 19th century a new means of communication was developed – the railway. (Swan) There are several means of transport on the island. (Swan) For some artists, the internet is a means of exploring and highlighting how digital technologies […]

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Language software Phonetics

SNTRecorder – A tool to assist speakers in corpus recording

The purpose of SNTRecorder is to assist in corpus recording. It was written to make speakers feel easier during the recording process, by allowing them to choose they own pace in pronunciation, but again not allowing sentences to be read too fast. Written in Python, with interface created in Tkinter (Tcl/Tk), it is a multiplatform […]

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Language software Phonetics Programming

Phonetics R, Praat code in GPL3, Paper and Data to Download

This posts brings R, Praat and Python code I used to write my Phonetics MA paper, as well as the paper itself to download, plus the acquired data. I won’t go into too many details about the downloads, but I will note that I hope they will be of some use to people searching for […]