Talk will look at the phonetic world of infants

The next talk in the Department of Applied Linguistics’ ongoing speaker series will explore the connections between the types of speech sounds infants are able to perceive, the peculiarities of infant-directed speech - also known as “baby talk” - and the shapes of our world’s sound systems.

Chandan Narayan

Chandan Narayan

Chandan Narayan, assistant professor of linguistics at the University of Toronto, will present his talk, “The Phonetic World of Infants,” on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in Sankey Chamber at Brock University.

This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more info, contact Veena Dwivedi at vdwivedi@brocku.ca or 905-688-5550 x5389

Posted on November 15, 2012

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