Ultrasound images help us to visualize what is going on inside our mouth when we speak. This can help language learners to recognize and produce sounds in a language that is new to them. In the Introduction to Phonetics 1 video, you will learn how ultrasound machines work, how to interpret ultrasound images, and what part of the ultrasound images to focus on while watching those videos. In the Introduction to Phonetics 2 video, you will learn how to produce various sounds, together with some basic terminology. After watching the video, you can complete the Lesson Quiz on Introduction to Phonetics.
If you are interested in learning more about the different articulators used in creating speech sounds, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Place_of_articulation.