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Module code:PLIN2101(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Phonology of English
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser: Dr Joanna Przedlacka
Organiser's location:Rm 302, Chandler House
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Available for students in Year(s):2,3,
Module prerequisites:PLIN1101 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology B or an equivalent introduction to the field. 
Module outline:Gaining an awareness of patterns underlying the surface detail of English phonetics. Developing an understanding of how the taxonomic-phonemic and the generativist approaches to phonology may be applied to English and of their strengths and weaknesses in handling the data. 
Module aims:- A sound understanding of the patterns, regularities and structures underlying the surface detail of English phonetics
- Critical awareness of different approaches to phonology, as applied to English, through detailed study of selected phenomena
- Awareness of the distinctive phonetic and phonological characteristics of RP, compared with other varieties of English.  
Module objectives:We will study selected rules of English phonology. Rival approaches to phonology will be discussed. 
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Notes:available as an option module (numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact  
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
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