This course introduces the linguistic subfield of Phonology. Phonology deals with the knowledge and representations of the sound structure of language. The sound structure involves phonemes, features, syllables, stress, and tone. These basic concepts will be introduced and the techniques of a phonological analysis will be explained and practised in small workgroups
Upon sucessful completion of the course, students demonstrate elementary knowledge of:
features and their role in phonological processes and sound inventories
They are also able to, at an elementary level:
analyze phonological alternations
describe phonological alternations in terms of rules
syllabify sound sequences
analyze stress systems
Mode of instruction
Weekly homework assignments. These have to be handed in weekly in order to be admitted to the midterm exam.
Midterm take home exam containing short open questions
final exam containing short open questions and essay questions
Midterm exam: 30%
Final exam: 70%
In order to pass the grade for the final exam has to be 5.5 or higher.
A resit is possible for the final exam.
inspection and feedback
How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized
Bruce Hayes (2011). Introductory Phonology. Wiley-Blackwell
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