Articulatory & Impressionistic Phonetics - LAN00002M

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Richard Ogden
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

to give students a thorough training in the skills of articulatory and impressionistic phonetics

to teach production of the sounds of the IPA chart

to teach skills and principles of impressionistic listening and phonetic transcription.

Module learning outcomes

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)

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

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - aural assessment
Aural (Transcription)
N/A 35
Essay/coursework
Essay
N/A 30
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Oral Production
N/A 35

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - aural assessment
Aural (Transcription)
N/A 35
Essay/coursework
Essay
N/A 30
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Oral Production
N/A 35

Module feedback

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Indicative reading

Laver, John (1994) Principles of Phonetics. Cambridge, CUP.

Ladefoged, Peter & Ian Maddieson (1996) Sounds of the world's languages. Oxford: Blackwell.



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