Linguistics 6: Advanced English Phonology

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

Admission Requirements

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

Description

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.

Timetable

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

Mode of Instruction

Two hour seminar per week.

Assessment

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

Blackboard

This course is supported by Blackboard.

Reading list

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

Registration

Students can register through uSis.

Register for ‘Contractonderwijs’ via: www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/onderwijs/contractonderwijs

Contact information

English Department, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103c. Phone: 071 527 2144, or mail: english@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Remarks

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