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Advanced Phonological Theory B (PLIN0070)

Key information

Faculty
Faculty of Brain Sciences
Teaching department
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Credit value
15
Restrictions
This module presupposed intermediate level modules in phonology.

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.

Description

This module explores current developments in phonological theory. The module is designed to cover advanced issues in phonological theory, including recent developments. Each year, the course selects a topic of current interest in the phonological literature. The selected topic is explored in depth and critically evaluated with regard to the theoretical issues it poses to phonologists.

Topics covered in recent years have included: vowel harmony, learning biases, prosodic structure and segmental phonology in English, information in phonology and the speech signal, vowel reduction, consonant lenition, segment deletion. This year’s course will focus on the phonological interfaces with morphosyntax and phonetics.

 

 

 

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Term 2     Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 6)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
100% Coursework (4000 Words)
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
5
Module leader
Who to contact for more information
pals.lingteachingoffice@ucl.ac.uk

Intended teaching term: Term 2     Postgraduate (FHEQ Level 7)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
100% Coursework (3000 Words)
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
2
Module leader
Who to contact for more information
pals.lingteachingoffice@ucl.ac.uk

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.