Information for module PLING113
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|Module code:||PLING113(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Phonetics and Phonology|
|Division:||Division of Psychology and Language Sciences|
|Module organiser:||Andrew Nevins|
|Organiser's location:||Chandler House|
|Available for students in Year(s):|
|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: • To gain a basic understanding of acoustic and articulatory phonetics. • To be able to transcribe speech sounds using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). • To develop an ability to interpret evidence of phonetic and phonological patterns. • To understand how to formalise phonological patterns. • To be able to present and defend arguments for a particular phonological analysis.|
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|Module assessment:||Portfolio of coursework 10.00%.|
Take-home examination 45.00%.
Departmental test (90 minutes) 45.00%.
|Notes:||available as subsidiary course(numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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|
|Last updated:||2015-08-31 20:29:16 by|