Course guide

of the course

of the course

Core concepts


Core concepts


  • If you want to learn about intonation:

> J. Venditti: Introduction to intonation

This one-hour lecture introduces the reader to the main questions of intonation from a global point of view:

- Intonation makes the difference.
- Alignment with syllable matters.
- Phrasing can disambiguate.


  • If you want to know about prosodic labeling using the ToBI framework:

> J. Venditti: Introduction to Prosodic Labeling

Details of the ToBI framework with soundfiles.


  • If you want to learn more about ToBI:

> Alejna Brugos, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, Nanette Veilleux: The ToBI Tutorial

Tutorial on the ToBI (Tones and Break Indices) system, for labeling certain aspects of prosody in Mainstream American English (MAE-ToBI).


> J. Venditti and M. Stone (2000): Intonation description using the English ToBI framework

A hands-on tutorial.