Transcription Exercises for Linguistics 500

The sound files for each Transcription Exercise in the course pack are found below. The sound files are currently available in .wav format only. Audio cassette tapes containing these exercises are also available at the Listening Room in 108 Cunz Hall.

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Transcription Exercise 1 Files

Transcription Exercise 1

Click here to download a zipped file with all sound files for Transcription Exercise 1

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Exercise 1aExercise 1fExercise 1lExercise 2, 1-10
Exercise 1bExercise 1hExercise 1mExercise 2, 11-20
Exercise 1cExercise 1iExercise 1nExercise 2, 21-29
Exercise 1dExercise 1jExercise 1oExercise 3, a-e
Exercise 1eExercise 1kExercise 3, f-m


Transcription Exercise 2 Files

Transcription Exercise 2

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Click here to download a zipped file with the second third of the files (Arabic)

Click here to download a zipped file with the last third of the files (Malayalam)

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Hungarian ExamplesArabic 1-6Arabic 25-28Malayalam #1
Hungarian ExercisesArabic 7-12Arabic 29-34Malayalam #2
Russian ExamplesArabic 13-18Arabic Exercises Part IMalayalam #3
Russian ExercisesArabic 19-24Arabic Exercises Part IIMalayalam Exercises


Transcription Exercise 3 Files


Click here to download a zipped file containing all Hindi files

Click here to download a zipped file containing all Sindhi files

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Korean #1-3Korean #4-8Korean Exercises
Amharic #1-7Amharic #8-15Amharic Exercises


Transcription Exercise 4 Files


Click here to download a zipped file containing Swedish examples

Click here to download a zipped file containing French examples

Click here to download a zipped file containing Japanese, American English and British English examples & exercises.

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Swedish ExamplesFrench ExamplesBritish / American English Examples
Swedish Transcription ExercisesJapanese ExamplesBritish English Exercises


Transcription Exercise 5 Files


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Mandarin ExamplesAmoy #1-13Estonian ExamplesKorean Examples
Mandarin ExercisesAmoy ExercisesJapanese ExamplesKorean Exercises
Korean Exercises Part 2


Transcription Exercise 6 Files


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