This course aims to support and foster advanced independent innovative research in phonetics and/or phonology (including laboratory phonology), and to provide you with professional-level research and presentation skills. The particular model of phonetic or phonological theory explored will vary from year to year.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Note that a Research Extension module can be taken alongside this module, for students who wish to write a dissertation.
This module will be capped at 35.
Students must have successfully completed:
Information for visiting students: this module is for students who have already undertaken prior training in both phonetics and phonology to an intermediate (post-beginner) level.
1 hour per week.
The exact programme will vary from year to year, depending on the particular model of phonetics and/or phonology explored. Some or all of the teaching will take place in seminars, which may be student-led. You will be required to read a range of primary literature in phonetics and/or phonology (e.g. journal articles), at least some of which you will have identified yourself as being relevant to the topic of interest.
All modules provide an opportunity to work on general oral/written communication skills (in class and in assessments) and general self management (organising your studies), alongside the specific skills in language or linguistics that the module teaches.
In addition, this module will allow you to particularly develop skills in:
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About this module
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Advanced topics in phonetics and phonology
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