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Re: A Word Of Advice

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 15, 2001, 17:12
Taliesin wrote:
>> Just because you may design phonological systems for fun doesn't mean >> that you can get away with not studying for your Phonetics & Phonology >> final. >> >> Oh, and do your homework too. > >*gulp* I'm in your shoes, man, at 1100 CEST the oral exam in phonetics >will begin... yikesy-yikes but this side o' the pond at least you >can repeat a course (twice) if one wants to...
Our oral final took place in the "anechoic chamber", an intimidating and claustrophobic padded cell, rather airless and of course non-resonating, just you and the professor and a huge Ampex tape recorder....Very unsettling.