Palatography - Jenny McCarthy Wed, 2012-05-02 20:23

“Hello, I’m a linguist. Let me paint your mouth with charcoal.” Linguists working in the field employ a range of many different techniques to carry out their linguistic research. Jenny McCarthy, a student linguist studying at SOAS, provides us with an overview of palatography, a process which involves using charcoal to monitor the inner workings of the mouth when producing ticks and clicks.