The main purpose of this laboratory is to introduce you to formant synthesis through synthesis of a monosyllabic English word or a phrase.
Here are the resources you will need:
Lab Handout (PDF)
Supplement to Speech Synthesis Using a Formant Synthesizer (PDF)
If you do not have access to the tools for recording the new utterances, you can use one of the utterances from Lab 5, part B.
Klatt, D. H. "Software for a Cascade/Parallel Formant Synthesizer." J Acoust Soc Am 67 (1980): 971-995.
Klatt, D. H., and L. C. Klatt. "Analysis, synthesis, and perception of voice quality variations among female and male talkers." J Acoust Soc Am 87 (1990): 820-857. (Optional)
Klatt, D. H. "Description of the cascade/parallel formant synthesizer." Chapter 3 of a book in preparation.