Phonology: Patterns of Sounds
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- 27 Feb 2023
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- Apply phonological concepts to the analysis of data.
- Appraise the importance of phonology for descriptive and theoretical linguistics.
- Explain, apply and critique linguistic arguments in relation to a phonological problem or issue orally.
- Explain, apply and critique linguistic arguments in relation to a phonological problem or issue in writing.
- • Phonology.
- • Phonemics.
- • Features and natural classes.
- • Syllables.
- • Intonation.
- • Typology.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed LIN3LTY (Linguistic Typology: Phonology) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
In this subject, you are introduced to phonology, which is the study of both the sound patterns present in the world's languages and of the mental representations of these sound patterns. Major aspects of modern phonological theory will be covered, including phonemic analysis, feature theory, syllables, stress, and intonation.
- Intonational phonology test (1400 words equivalent) (35%)
- One 800 word class presentation (20%)
- Phonological problem-solving test (1800 words equivalent) (45%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 26 May 23
Textbook information is pending.