Units of Study

LNGS2621 - Phonology

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Toni Borowsky


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. 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,
1x1-hr tutorial/week





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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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