Manual of Articulatory Phonetics
by W. Smalley (1963)

Here are the chapters of W. Smalley's manual. Within a lesson, you may click to hear the original recording of every exercice. Some of them have an interactive mode .

1 : Description of Sounds (26 exercices)
2 : Hearing Pitch Distinction (22 exercices)
3 : Voiced and Voiceless Fricatives (21 exercices)
4 : Finer Distinctions in Pitch Hearing (21 exercices)
5 : Facial Diagrams; Voiced Stops (13 exercices)
6 : Controlled Intonation (14 exercices)
7 : Voiceless Aspirated and Unaspirated Stops (23 exercices)
8 : Longer Sequences of Pitch (18 exercices)
9 : Affricates (24 exercices)
10 : Syllables and Some of Their Characteristics (17 exercices)
11 : Dental, Retroflexed, grooded and Flat Articulations (16 exercices)
12 : Vowels and Vowel Glides (20 exercices)
13 : Nasals (20 exercices)
14 : Some Back and Central Vowels (22 exercices)
15 : Laterals (20 exercices)
16 : Some Front Vowels (18 exercices)
17 : Flaps and Trills (20 exercices)
18 : Lowe-low Vowels; length (19 exercices)
19 : Alveopalatal Stops (18 exercices)
20 : Some central Vowels; Vowels Clusters (18 exercices)
21 : Double Stops and Nasals (17 exercices)
22 : Front Rounded Vowels; Glide Clusters (21 exercices)
23 : Fronted and Backed Velar Consonants (13 exercices)
24 : Nasalized and Oral Vowels (20 exercices)
25 : Unreleased and Released Consonants. Clusters with [ ' ] (23 exercices)
26 : Back Unrounded Vowels; Modification of Vowel Quality (21 exercices)
27 : Implosives; Fortis and Lenis Articulation (16 exercices)
28 : Voiceless Vowels; Laryngealization (17 exercices)
29 : Glottalized Consonants; More Consonant Clusters (19 exercices)
30 : Retroflexed Vowels; Breathy Vowels; Voiced Aspirated Stops (23 exercices)
31 : Clicks (20 exercices)
32 : Pharyngealized Sounds (17 exercices)
33 : Review and Summary (18 exercices)

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Designed by Jean-Philippe Goldman - July 2005 - please mail your questions and suggestions

Permission to use the original sound files granted.
Analog to digital conversion of audio tapes by Piet Mertens. and Mark Van de Velde
Data preparation by Diana Trandabat and Maria Husarciuc (chap. 9 to 23), and Carmen Miresan (chap. 2 4 6 8 15 and 24 to 33)

See also Lesson in Prosody by Peter Gilles (Deutsches Seminar der Universität Freiburg) / Anne Catherine Simon (Centre de recherche VALIBEL, Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve) 2005, especially for lessons 2,4,6,8