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Past Classes

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S916: MIT Linguist vs. Tom Scott in Rainstorm Winter 2022 (Jan. 29 - 30, 2022)
YouTuber Tom Scott has a series of videos in which he addresses a variety of linguistic phenomena. He's intelligent and charismatic, but has anyone fact checked this guy? Can the complexities of language be adequately captured in his 5 minute video format? In this class, you'll get to see where Tom Scott gets it right, gets it wrong, doesn't have enough time to discuss the nuance, and learn about the science underlying this beloved video series.

S774: What That Mouth Do? in Rainstorm Summer 2021 (Aug. 14 - 15, 2021)
An introduction to speech production and real time (synchronic) sound changes focused primarily on English (featuring special guests Korean and Turkish). Learn about how the human body produces speech sounds, how to pronounce any sound in any language, and why English sounds the way it does.