PORT 326

Portuguese Phonetics and Pronunciation

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Underlying concepts of Portuguese speech production and applications to pronunciation.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Title

Describe articulatory phonetics

Learning Outcome

Describe the physiology of sound production and how the sounds of Portuguese are articulated.

Title

Analyze structure of Portuguese sound system

Learning Outcome

Explain and analyze the principles underlying the Portuguese sound system and the relationships among its basic units.

Title

Transcribe texts phonetically

Learning Outcome

Transcribe phonetically both oral and written texts in Portuguese.

Title

Improve Portuguese pronunciation

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate improvement in the pronunciation of Portuguese.