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ENGL 473. Introduction to Phonology

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Application of phonological theories to the description of sounds, sound structure, phonological processes with application to speaking and reading.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Transcribe words phonetically by using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
2. Identify, describe, analyze, and explain the articulatory parameters associated with the production of consonants and vowels.
3. Identify, describe, analyze, and measure acoustic phenomena of segmentals and suprasegmentals in speech.
4. Identify, describe, and explain various phonological processes for the purposes of text-to-speech and speech recognition applications.
5. Compare knowledge of English to other languages.

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