A pass mark for Linguistics 4: The Phonology of English (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
The timetable is available on the BA English website
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.
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory. Please note that students other than BA English language and culture studies will have to have permission from the coordinator of studies before enrolling.
General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch