Linguistics and Phonetics (CSCD1034)
UNIT OF STUDY
Students will explore the nature of the human communication system: introduction to phonology, orthography, morphology, semantics and grammar/syntax, drawing mainly from psycholinguistic and clinical approaches. Particular emphasis on grammar, phonetics and articulation assessment and intervention. Analysis of language for clinical purposes (especially grammar transcription and phonetic transcription skills). This unit of study prepares students with the necessary background knowledge to undertake phonology, language and clinical units later in the course.
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Further unit of study information
2x2-hr lectures/week, 3x1-hr tutorial/semester
Transcription exam 1 barrier task (20%), transcription exam 2 barrier task (20%), final exam (55%), 2 -hrs research participation (5%)
Fromkin V, et al., An Introduction to Language (CHECK WITH UNIT COORDINATOR AT BEGINNING OF UNIT REGARDING WHICH EDITION WILL BE USED), Thomson Educational; Linda Hand, Grammar Tutorial Exercises (2005) available on campus; Phonetics Handbook available on
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