ESP Biography


Major: Linguistics

College/Employer: Northeastern University

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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L1853: How to Say 'Schwa' in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
Have you ever wondered why English spelling makes no sense? Or why speakers of Asian languages have trouble with ‘l’ and ‘r’? Or why Bostonians are always “pahking” their “cahs” instead of parking their cars? In this introductory linguistics course, you will learn the secrets behind the sounds we use in everyday speech. You will even learn how to write your name using the International Phonetic Alphabet (impress all your friends!). This course will be fast-paced and fun; please come prepared to have your minds blown.