LING 512 - Phonetics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics
Credits:
4
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
LING 313.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to the nature of human speech production and perception and the nature of the acoustic signal that is transmitted from speaker to listener.

The course goals are:

  1. To understand fundamental principles of phonetic variation and phonetic theory. We will study the lawful but highly variable properties of speech signals; we will study as well current theories of how speakers coordinate articulatory movements to give rise to these structured signals and how listeners use the variable information to determine what speakers are saying.
  2. To introduce students to phonetic experimentation and modeling. Small-scale experiments will provide training in physiologic measurement, acoustic analysis, and perceptual testing, and will reinforce theoretical principles by serving as empirical tests of selected claims.
  3. To consider the relation between the physical instantiation of speech and its cognitive representation. Our exploration of this issue will serve as a bridge between phonetics and future coursework that many students will take in phonology.
  4. To provide practical experience in producing and transcribing sounds of the world's languages.

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LING 512 - Phonetics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11538
Open
15
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
 
11539
Open
15
 
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Th 2:30PM - 3:30PM
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