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Module code:PLIN1101 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology A
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr James White
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):1
Module prerequisites:NONE 
Module outline:An introductory course in phonetics, including lab work, transcription and aural/oral practice. 
Module aims:This module introduces basic phonetic concepts and focuses on developing critical skills, with the aim of providing a foundation for further study in phonetics, phonology, and related fields.  
Module objectives:The primary learning objectives are: • To understand how all of the sounds of the world’s languages are produced. • To be able to transcribe speech sounds using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). • To understand basic acoustic and aerodynamic properties of speech, and some tools used to study these properties. • To apply this knowledge in understanding how speech sounds are used and distributed in the world’s languages.  
Key skills provided by module:Production, perception, and transcription of speech sounds; Basics of acoustic speech analysis using computer software; Critical analysis and writing 
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Portfolio of coursework 100.00% 
Notes:Available as an option module (numbers permitting); UCL students should register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact 
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Last updated:2017-08-02 15:46:36 by ucjuar1