General Lab

General Information

Location: TP 107 (Behind the Center for Korean Studies)
Phone: 956-5854
Hours*: 8:45AM-4PM, Mon-Fri

(During these hours, a monitor is present or advanced users can check out the key from the Linguistics or SLS Department offices between 9:00 am and 4:15 pm.)

*All users must follow the correct security procedures.

What can I do in the General Lab?

  • Make recordings in a sound-attenuated booth
  • Acoustically analyze sound files
  • Work with language corpora
  • Design and conduct experiments with the help of software in the lab
  • Test speakers' auditory perceptions
  • Test speakers' language processing-e.g. reaction times


  • Microsoft Office Pro (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • PCquirer - acoustic recording and analysis
  • PitchWorks - prosodic and acoustic analysis
  • SoundEdit - acoustic analysis (Mac platform only)
  • PRAAT - speech analysis, phonological analysis, speech synthesis, machine learning, among others
  • PsyScope - experiment design and operation (Mac only)
  • E-Prime - experiment design and operation (PC only)
  • Language corpora
  • CLAN - language analysis software & corpora
  • Tlearn - program for connectionist modeling
  • iMovie - video editing
  • SIL IPA 93 Fonts
  • SPSS - statistics
  • StatView - statistics
  • Canvas - graphics
  • DeltaGraph - creating graphs

A small reference library

Books and journals may be checked out for one week and manuals may be checked out overnight when a Lab staff is present. If you need to renew books, please send e-mail to lae-ga(at)lists(dot)hawaii(dot)edu

Tip Click here for the list of references.

LAE General Lab GA Schedule

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

Lab may be closed for classes or meetings. Users are regularly notified by e-mail of special lab closures.

GAs and student assistants are available for consultation in the lab. The schedule below shows the GA's schedule and labs closure time.
You can also check out the key from the Linguistics (Moore 569) and SLS Department (Moore 570) offices. Please understand that G.A.s monitoring the LAE Labs are also students taking classes. When there is no overlap between two G.A.s’ shifts, the monitor can be late from classes, meetings, and other duties. Please plan ahead. Mahalo!

Spring 2014 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:30 Holly   Holly   Holly
9:30-10:00 Holly   Holly   Holly
10:00-10:30 Holly   Holly   Holly
10:30-11:00 Holly   Holly, Jonny   Holly
11:00-11:30     Jonny    
11:30-12:00     Jonny    
12:00-12:30     Jonny Meagan  
12:30-1:00     Jonny Meagan  
1:00-1:30 Daniela   Daniela Meagan Ryan
1:30-2:00 Daniela Clint Daniela Meagan Ryan
2:00-2:30 Daniela Clint Daniela Meagan Ryan
2:30-3:00 Meagan Clint   Meagan Holly
3:00-3:30 Meagan Clint   Meagan, Holly Holly
3:30-4:00 Meagan Clint   Meagan, Holly Holly
4:00-4:30   Clint      
4:30-5:00   Clint      
Lab assistant available
Lab closed


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Last Updated: 1/22/2014