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Module code:PLING217(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology B
Credit value:15
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:Introductory course in phonetics and phonology (e.g. PLING113) 
Module outline:The module forms the second half of an intermediate-level curriculum in language sound structure (the first half being formed by PLING216 Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology A). The course builds on the foundations laid by PLING113 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology A and B (or equivalent first-level courses). It discusses fundamental theoretical and empirical questions arising from the scientific study of languages' sound systems. It provides participants with hands-on experience of analysing phonetic and phonological data 
Module aims:To provide participants with - An understanding of the fundamental theoretical and empirical questions arising from the scientific study of languages' sound systems - Hands-on experience of analysing phonetic and phonological data 
Module objectives:After completing the module, participants should be in a better position to - Understand the primary literature in phonetics and phonology - Employ basic experimental methods in the analysis of phonetic data - Evaluate competing analyses of phonological data - Write up reports on experimental and analytical work in phonetics and phonology 
Key skills provided by module:The course is geared to providing the discipline-specific knowledge as well as the training in generic intellectual and personal-transferable skills listed in the QAA benchmark statement for linguistics. http://www.qaa.ac.uk/academicinfrastructure/benchmark/statements/linguistics07.pdf  
Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PLING217 
Module assessment:Three assignments (3,000 words) 100.00%. 
Notes:available as an option module (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 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1960 
Last updated:2013-09-11 11:55:56 by