SPAN 326

Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Spanish sound system; underlying concepts of Spanish speech production and applications to pronunciation.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Describe articulatory phonetics

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Analyze structure of Spanish sound system

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Improve Spanish pronunciation

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate improvement in the pronunciation of Spanish.

Title

Transcribe texts phonetically

Learning Outcome

Transcribe phonetically both oral and written texts in Spanish.