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Module code:PLIN3104 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Advanced Phonological Theory B
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Jamie White
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Organiser's email:j.c.white@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):3, 4
Module prerequisites:Familiarity with intermediate level phonology (e.g. PLIN2108 and PLIN2109) and general phonetics. 
Module outline:An exploration of current developments in phonological theory. 
Module aims:The module is designed to cover advanced issues in phonological theory, including recent developments. Sample topics include: tone, vowel harmony, reduplication, syllables and feet, learning biases, phonotactics, variation and gradience, frequency effects, and loanword phonology.  
Module objectives:- To introduce participants to the current primary literature in phonology. - To provide training in how to construct and present analyses of phonological data. 
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Module timetable:https://timetable.ucl.ac.uk/tt/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PLIN3104 
Module assessment:1 essay of 4000 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 module 
Link to virtual learning environment (registered students only)http://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1967
Last updated:2015-09-09 15:02:04 by ucjtcwh