Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours |
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Students must undertake the following subjects at the same time
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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
CoordinatorMr Nathaniel Swain
This subject introduces students to the structure and sounds of English. The course provides an introduction to morphology, syntax, semantics and psycholinguistics, with an emphasis on developing skills for analysing language. The course provides an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet, illustrates its uses as a transcription tool and provides instruction in both broad and narrow transcription of speech. Students will be introduced to the acoustic analysis of speech sounds, and will gain an understanding of how the acoustic structure of sounds is related to their perception.
At the completion of this subject students will:
Language sample analysis - 30%
a) Broad transcription (Part 1 due Week 5)
b) Phonological analysis (Part 2 due Week 7)
C) Morphosyntactical analysis (Part 3 due Week 11)
Broad transcription test (hurdle requirement) (to be held in Week 9) - 20%
2 hour written enxaminatio (hurdle requirement) (exam period) - 50%
Cox, F. (2012). Australian English: Pronunciation and transcription. New York: Cambridge University Press.
McAllister, J. & Miller, J. (2013). Introductory linguistics for speech and language therapy practice. Hoboken: Wiley.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should have:
a capacity to articulate the knowledge gained in both oral and written forms.
|Links to further information:||http://audspeech.healthsciences.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Speech Pathology |
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