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Module code:PLING113(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Phonetics and Phonology
Credit value:30
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:John Harris
Organiser's location:Room 109, Chandler House
Organiser's email:john.harris@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:none 
Module outline:An introduction to the study of the design properties of the sound systems of human language. Building on a basic knowledge of articulatory phonetics, this course looks at the acoustic properties and cognitive organisation of speech sounds, how and why they change in different contexts and how they are organised into prosodic constituents. Data are drawn from the widest possible range of languages. The focus is on how to construct arguments for the lexical representation of sounds and how to formalise phonological processes.  
Module aims:- To provide a grounding in phonological theory - To expose students to languages typologically different from English - To provide practice in developing analyses of phonological systems - To provide a grounding in acoustic phonetics  
Module objectives:The intended learning outcomes are: - Ability to interpret evidence of phonetic and phonological patterns - Ability to formalise phonological patterns - Ability to present arguments for particular analyses of phonological patterns  
Key skills provided by module: 
Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PLING113 
Module assessment:Divisional e-assessment test (90 minutes) 40.00%.
Portfolio of coursework 20.00%.
Take home examination 40.00%.
 
Notes:available as subsidiary course(numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact s.anyadi@ucl.ac.uk  
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)http://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=750 
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