LING2004 Phonetics: Describing sounds (Core)
Dr. Jonathan Havenhill
Introductory Course. Sem 1 , 6 credits
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.
Distributed during the first class meeting
A combination of assignments, exams and practical tests.
To be determined by the end of the second week.
Ladefoged & Johnson. A Course in Phonetics, International Edition (with CD-ROM), 6th Edition. (available in the bookstore)
Course Timeslots (1)