English Phonetics and Phonology
Students will understand the theoretical principles underlying the classification and description of English speech sounds and prosodic patterns of English.
Students will be able to use standard transcription systems to represent English speech sounds and discuss some of the limitations of those systems.
Phonological Description and Analysis
Students will be able to describe and analyze at an intermediate level major features of the segmental and prosodic phonology of English.
Speech Sounds and Prosodic Patterns
Students will be able to apply their knowledge of the phonetics and phonology of English to the description and analysis of novel data, including non-standard varieties of English.