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Module code:PLIN2108 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology A
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Mark Huckvale
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):2
Module prerequisites:Introductory course in phonetics and phonology (e.g. PLIN1101, PLIN1102) 
Module outline:The module forms the first half of an intermediate-level curriculum in language sound structure (the second half being formed by PLIN2109 Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology B). The course builds on the foundations laid by PLIN1101 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology A and PLIN1102 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology B (or equivalent first-level courses). It discusses fundamental theoretical and empirical questions arising from the scientific study of spoken linguistic communication. It provides participants with hands-on experience of analysing phonetic data. It introduces modern experimental techniques in the study of Phonetics and modern applications of Phonetic science. 
Module aims:To provide participants with - An understanding of the fundamental theoretical and empirical questions arising from the scientific study spoken linguistic communication - Hands-on experience of analysing phonetic data - An introduction to modern experimental techniques - An introduction to modern applications of Phonetic science  
Module objectives:After completing the module, participants should be in a better position to - Understand the primary literature in phonetics - Employ basic experimental methods in the analysis of phonetic data - Write up reports on experimental and analytical work in phonetics  
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.  
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Essay two (1,500 words) 50.00%
Essay one (1,500 words) 50.00% 
Notes:Available as an option module (numbers permitting); UCL students should register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact  
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option 
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Last updated:2017-08-07 12:54:20 by ucjuar1