Linguistics 2247B
Phonological Analysis

Course Description

Phonology studies the organization of the speech sounds and their patterned interactions. This course covers such topics as Articulatory and Acoustic Phonetics, Distinctive Feature Theory and Phonological Processes. We will analyze phonological data from diverse languages within the SPE framework formalizing our analysis in a form of rules. 

Course Materials

Hayes, Bruce. 2009. Introductory Phonology. Wiley-Blackwell.

Evaluation

Participation:                                                               10%

In-Class Tests (2):                                                       20%

Midterm Exam:                                                           35%

Final Exam:                                                                 35%