Advanced Phonetics

Subject 175-423 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week
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Prerequisites: Completion of 175-014 Phonetics or equivalent. Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in linguistics and applied linguistics.
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Assoc Prof Janet Fletcher
Subject Overview:

This subject involves the instrumental study of spoken language. Students should become familiar with basic techniques commonly used to analyse the acoustics and articulation of sound sequences, and prosody (eg. stress and intonation); the relationship of these techniques to current models of speech production and perception and laboratory phonology.

Assessment: Written work totalling 4000 words for third year students and 5000 words for fourth year students.
Prescribed Texts: Phonetic Data Analysis (Ledefoged, P.), Blackwell
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
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Formerly available as 175-035/323/423. Students who have completed 175-035 or 175-323/423 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Arts (Linguistics & Applied Linguistics)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (English Language)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts(Linguistics and Applied Linguistics)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (English Language Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Linguistics & Applied Linguistics)

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