Phonology: Theory and Description - ARTS2694

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit overal including 12 units of credit in Level 1 Linguistics

Equivalent: LING2670

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Linguistics

This is an introductory course in phonology – the systematic study of the sound systems of languages. It will focus on techniques of phonological analysis. Topics include: phonological processes and alternations, natural classes of speech sounds and distinctive features, syllabification, tone and intonation, and the role of morphology and syntax in phonological systems.


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