for the MSt/MPhil in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology
Course outline, Michaelmas Term 2006
Lecturer: Dr. J. S. Coleman
Time: Wednesdays, 2-3.30 p.m.
Location: Weeks 1-8: Centre for Linguistics and Philology
Two textbooks you will need to obtain:
Ladefoged, P. (2001) Vowels and Consonants: an introduction to the sounds of languages. Blackwell.
International Phonetic Association (1999) Handbook of the International Phonetic Association. Cambridge University Press.
This term's course provides an intensive introduction to
articulatory phonetic description and transcription using the
|Week 1||Introduction to Phonetics. Respiration and
|Week 2||The vocal tract and larynx. Phonation.|
|Week 3||Prosody 1.|
|Week 4||Articulation: Vowels and consonants. Stricture. Cardinal
|Week 5||Consonants: Place and manner of articulation.
|Week 6||Double and secondary articulation.|
|Week 7||Prosody 2.|
|Week 8||Observing and recording speech.|