English Phonetics and Phonology

English Phonetics and Phonology
Pronunciation, perception, and interaction of English speech sounds. Dialect variation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 223; or LING 201
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 327
Course Outcomes

Speech Sounds and Prosodic Patterns

Students will be able to listen analytically to speech and identify a wide range of speech sounds and prosodic patterns found in English.

Transcription Systems

Students will be able to use standard transcription systems to represent English speech sounds and discuss some of the limitations of those systems.

Speech Analysis Software

Students will know how to use speech analysis software to investigate English speech sounds.

Theoretical Principles

Students will understand the theoretical principles underlying the classification and description of English speech sounds and prosodic patterns of English.

Segmental and Prosodic Phonology of English

Students will be able to describe and analyze at an intermediate level major features of the segmental and prosodic phonology of English.