A pass mark for Linguistics 5: The Phonology of English Sounds and Syllables(or similar course).
In this course we will consider a number of recent developments in phonological theory from the perspective of the framework of Government Phonology, with particular attention to their importance for the study of English phonology.
Insight into a number of recent developments in generative phonology
Insight into the importance of data in phonological theorising
Insight into structural aspects of segments and syllables
Mode of instruction
Two-hour tutorial per week
The course load of this course is 140 hours.
14 hours spent on attending lectures and seminars:
66 hours for studying the compulsory literature
60 hours to prepare for the exam
- written examination
If the final grade is 5 or less students may resit the exam.
Attendance is compulsory. Unauthorized absence will mean that you cannot take part in the relevant exam(s).
This course is supported by Blackboard.
- Harris, John (1994). English Sound Structure. Blackwell.
Students should register through uSis. Exchange students cannot register through uSis, but must see the coordinator of studies and register with her. If you have any questions, please contact the departmental office, tel. 071 5272144 or mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
English Language and Culture departmental office, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 102C. Tel. 071 5272144; email@example.com.
Coordinator of studies: Ms T.D. Obbens, MA, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103C.