General Lab

General Information

Location: Maile-East Building B #107 (formally known as TP 107 and located behind the Center for Korean Studies)
Phone: 956-5854
Hours*: 9:00AM-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)
  • PRAAT - prosodic and acoustic analysis
  • E-Prime - experiment design and operation (PC only)
  • FLEx (FieldWorks Language Explore) - language documentation
  • LexiquePro - language documentation
  • CLAN - language analysis software & corpora
  • Tlearn - program for connectionist modeling
  • Toolbox - language documentation 
  • iMovie - video editing 
  • SIL IPA 93 Fonts 
  • Statview- statistics 
  • R- statistics 

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 General Lab GA Schedule 

Please check the Lab Reservation and Monitor Hours by clicking the tab with the same name on the left at the top of the page for week-to-week schedules.
Lab may be closed for classes or meetings. Users are regularly notified by e-mail of special lab closures.

G.A.s and student assistants are available for consultation in the lab. 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. 

Maile-East Building B