> Van Jonathan Lipps

> But now I have a question: is there a website with a good
> explication of the IPA, including how to render IPA symbols to ascii? I
ask because
> I'd like to be able to follow discussions on the list that use the
alphabet, but there
> are some characters that I'm not quite sure how to phonize.

You can hear the sounds of IPA at

I made a PDF file with IPA - X-SAMPA tables. X-SAMPA is an ascii rendering
of IPA. The document can be found at:

I hope this help some.