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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week Total of 10 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Janet Fletcher
ContactAssoc Prof Janet Fletcher
|Subject Overview:||This subject focuses on aspects of the English sound system. Students gain a detailed understanding of the sound system of different varieties of English. The main topics covered include: phonetic analysis (vowel and consonant systems, phonotactics, stress and intonation) of selected English varieties including L2 varieties of English. Throughout the subject, material is drawn from different varieties of English, and in particular, English spoken by second language learners, to gain an understanding of phonological transfer. This subject also provides the chance for training in the accurate perception and production of English speech, transcription, and basic acoustic phonetic analysis.|
|Assessment:||Two 1000 word assignments 20% each (due in week 5 and week 10) and one 3000 word assignment 60% (due at the end of the semester).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
M.A.Applied Linguistics (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
Master of Applied Linguistics (English Language)
Master of Applied Linguistics (Language Test&Language Program Evaluation
Master of Applied Linguistics (Technology in Language Learning)
Master of Applied Linguistics(TESOL)
Language Testing and Language Program Evaluation |
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