Linguistics 6: Advanced English Phonology

Course description Linguistics 6: Advanced English Phonology
Year: 2010-2011
Catalog number: 5623KTAEP
  • Prof. dr. C.J. Ewen
Language: English
Blackboard: Unknown
EC: 5.0
Level: 400
Period: Semester 2, Block III
  • Yes Elective choice
  • Yes Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Admission Requirements

A pass mark for Linguistics 4 and Linguistics 5 Phonology or similar courses.


In this course we will consider some recent developments in phonological theory. Topics to be discussed will be drawn from government phonology, with particular attention to their importance for the study of English phonology.

Course Objectives

Students become acquainted with a particular theoretical approach to phonology, and apply this to English data.


The timetable will be available from July 1st on the Internet.

Mode of Instruction

Two hour seminar per week.


One in-term written assignment (30%), final written examination (70%).


This course is supported by Blackboard.

Reading list

  • John Harris (1994), English sound structure, Oxford: Blackwell.


Students can register through uSis.

Register for ‘Contractonderwijs’ via:

Contact information

English Department, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103c. Phone: 071 527 2144, or mail: