Linguistic profiling test

September 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

Can you hear ethnicity? Linguistic profiling is the science of recognising identity features such as gender age and ethnicity. Most people are familiar with speech patterns of particular groups within their general community though may not be able to describe exactly what it is that they are hearing.  Forensic linguists on the other hand relying on their knowledge of acoustic phonetics, and social dialects can often tell a lot more about a voice.  A new career for you? Take the test and see…

http://www.uiowa.edu/~c103112/lingprof.html

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