LING2004 Phonetics: Describing sounds (Core)

Dr. Jonathan Havenhill

Introductory Course. Sem 1 , 6 credits

Course Description

Phonetics studies the sounds of speech, as a topic in itself and as a basis for studying other levels of language structure such as Phonology and Morphology. This course focuses on articulatory phonetics; the speech mechanism; the description and classification of sounds of languages; sounds in context; prosodic features; tone and intonation; and practical work.

Pre-requisite
LING1000

Course Details

Syllabus:
Distributed during the first class meeting

Assessment:
A combination of assignments, exams and practical tests.

Tutorials:
To be determined by the end of the second week.

Textbook:
Ladefoged & Johnson. A Course in Phonetics, International Edition (with CD-ROM), 6th Edition. (available in the bookstore)

Course Timeslots (1)

TUE
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MWT2