Italian Diction for Singers 1 (VSAO1008)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit is designed to introduce the student to the symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). The student will apply knowledge of the IPA to the pronunciation of all sounds in the Italian language. There will be an emphasis on the practice of drills, IPA transcriptions and performance of Italian songs in class. On completion of this unit students should be able to identify and pronounce all symbols in the IPA for Italian.

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Classes

2hr class/wk

Assessment

Continuous during semester (40%), oral and written exam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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