Three contact hours per week.
At least one of the three hours will be given over to phonetic production and perception; the rest of the time will be a mixture of lectures, workshops and seminars.
- Be familiar with a wide range of sounds and the languages in which they are used, as well as the terminology and notation for their description
- Understand the mechanisms of the production of the sounds of languages and use phonetic arguments in reasoning
- Be able to produce, perceive and transcribe a wide range of speech sounds including many less common ones
- Familiarity with some of the main topics in current practice in phonetics
- Ability to work with data in a hands-on way
Academic and graduate skills
- Be able to read and use technical texts
- Small group work
- Oral and written presentation of technical material and arguments
- Confidence in self-presentation (through the production of the sounds of the IPA chart)
- Laver, John (1994) Principles of Phonetics. Cambridge, CUP.
- Ladefoged, Peter & Ian Maddieson (1996) Sounds of the world’s languages. Oxford: Blackwell.