English Phonetics and Phonology

English Phonetics and Phonology
Pronunciation, perception, and interaction of English speech sounds. Dialect variation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 223; or LING 201
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 327
Course Outcomes: 

Phonetic Classification

Students will understand the theoretical principles underlying the classification and description of English speech sounds and prosodic patterns of English.

Transcription Systems

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.