Prosody is the study of rhythm, stress and intonation in spoken language: the music of speech.

ISCA's Special Interest Group on Prosody has produced a comprehensive tutorial on Prosody, with 400 powerpoint slides. This is a university-level introduction to Prosody, covering both fundamentals and applications, including 4 hours of videos across 29 lectures. The authors are Nigel G. Ward and Gina-Anne Levow

SCOOT: Linguistics




Linguistics is the scientific study of language and involves an analysis of language form, language meaning, and language in context.

  • Psycholinguistics is the study of the relationships between linguistic behaviour and psychological processes, including the process of language acquisition.
  • Phonetics is the study of speech sounds
  • Phonology is the organisation of speech sounds in a language