Prospectus

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Linguistics 6: Advanced English Generative Phonology

Course 2011-2012

Admission requirements

A pass mark for Linguistics 5 Phonology or equivalent course.

Description

In this course we will consider some recent developments in phonological theory. Topics to be discussed will be drawn from feature geometry, dependency phonology and government phonology, with particular attention to their importance for the study of English phonology.

Course objectives

Students become acquainted with a particular theoretical approach to phonology, and apply this to English data.

Timetable

The timetable will be available by June 1st at the website.

Mode of instruction

Two-hour seminar per week

Assessment method

One in-term written assignment (30%), final written examination (70%).

Blackboard

This course is supported by Blackboard.

Reading list

Harris, J. (1994). English sound structure. Oxford: Blackwell.

Registration

Students should register through uSis. Exchange studentens cannot register through uSis, but must see the director of studies and register with her. If you have any questions, please contact the departmental office, tel. 071 5272144 or mail: english@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply.

Contact information

Departmental Office English Language and Culture, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 102C. Tel. 071 5272144; mail: english@hum.leidenuniv.nl.
Studentcounsellor Bachelor: Ms. S.H.J. Bollen, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103B.
Coordinator of Studies Master: Ms. K. van der Zeeuw-Filemon, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103C.