Episode 15: Basque-ing in the European Sun Addendum

If you enjoyed our episode on Basque, here is more information on the language. And if you haven’t listened to it yet, you can find it here.

Where is Basque spoken? As Dr. Rodríguez-Ordóñez mentioned, it is spoken in Spain and France.

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Episode 11: French (Canadian) Fries Addendum

If you found our episode on Canadian French interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here.

What are the “weird” French vowels? Dr. Rosen was talking about the front rounded vowels. English has a few back rounded vowels (e.g., /u/ ‘oo’ as in boot; /o/ ‘oh’ as in boat) but no front rounded vowels. French has rounded counterparts to /i/ ‘ee’: /y/ (try making an ‘ee’ sound and then pursing your lips), /e/ ‘ay’ as in bay: /ø/, and /ɛ/ as in led: /œ/.

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Episode 6: A Sirious Problem Addendum

If you found our episode on ASR interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here.

I’m interested in Rachael’s work on ASR and bias. Can you tell me more? Sure can: you can go to her own website or blog, or read some media about her work on regional dialects or gender. You can also find her on Twitter.

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