Units of Study
LNGS2621 - Phonology
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Ahmar Mahboob
This unit will provide a foundation in the principles and methods of linguistic argumentation particularly with respect to phonological analysis and the interaction of phonetics and phonology. Development of theories from SPE through to Optimality Theory. Topics include: basic phonological analysis; distinctive features, underlying representations, abstractness, rules and constraints, the role and function of prosodic structure: the prosodic hierarchy syllables, tone and stress, markedness.
5x400wd problem sets (45%), 1x1000wd mid-term exam (20%), 1x2000wd final exam (35%)
2x1-hr lectures/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
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