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Summer Course in English Phonetics

Timetable 2016

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Monday 15th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Introduction
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Stress, accent, rhythm
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Teaching Pronunciation
1600 Welcome Tea Party
Tuesday 16th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Phonemes and allophones
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Tonicity and the nucleus
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Speech as patterns of sound
Wednesday 17th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Vowels 1: Qualities and contrasts
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Nuclear tones
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Spellings and sounds
Thursday 18th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Consonants 1: consonant possibilities
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Pre-nuclear patterns
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Guest Lecture by Lauren Hall-Lew: Differences between RP and General American English
1600 Talk: Introducing the IPA Examination
Friday 19th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Vowels 2: How vowels behave
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Making and hearing whole tunes
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Contrastive phonetics and phonology of Spanish and English
Monday 22nd August
0900-0945 Lecture: Consonants 2: English consonant overview
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Stress and word type
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Global Englishes
Tuesday 23rd August
0900-0945 Lecture: Features of connected speech
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Intonation and meaning 1
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Contrastive phonetics and phonology of Japanese and English
Wednesday 24th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Phonotactics, consonant clusters
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Intonation and meaning 2
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Pronunciation teaching and learning in the classroom
Thursday 25th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Accents of English
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Lecture: Intonation and meaning 3
1210-1300 Practical: Stress & intonation
1400-1450 Ear-training
1500-1600 Lecture: Recent and current changes in pronunciation
Fri 26th August
0900-0945 Lecture: Beyond English
0955-1045 Practical: Pronunciation
1115-1200 Practical: Stress & intonation
1210-1300 Question TIme
1330 Farewell Party
   
In years when the IPA Examination strand runs, the daily schedule is usually as follows:
0900-0945 Pronunciation lecture
0955-1045 General phonetic ear-training
1115-1200 Intonation lecture
1210-1300 English workshop
1400-1450 Examination practice
1500-1600 Additional lectures