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Module code:PLING111 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Phonetics and Phonology I
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
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Organiser's location:Chandler House
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Module outline:An introduction to the study of the design properties of the sound systems of human language. Building on a basic knowledge of phonetics, this course looks at the cognitive organisation of speech sounds and at how and why they change in different contexts. 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  
Module objectives:The intended learning outcomes are: - Ability to interpret evidence of phonological patterns - Ability to formalise phonological patterns - Ability to present arguments for particular analyses of phonological patterns  
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Module assessment:Take-home examination 85.00%
Portfolio of coursework 15.00% 
Notes:available as subsidiary course(numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact 
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
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Last updated:2017-03-03 06:37:52 by uclysda