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Jamie Nicole Andrus
LING 450
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics

Introduction to the articulatory and acoustic correlates of phonological features. Issues covered include the mapping of dynamic events to static representations, phonetic evidence for phonological description, universal constraints on phonological structure, and implications of psychological speech-sound categorization for phonological theory. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400.

Class description

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and class discussion

Recommended preparation

Linguistics 200/400 or equivilent

Class assignments and grading

Daily short answer and fill in the blank assignments to aid in readings, and weekly laboratory assignments with short answers and sometimes graphs.

Homework and reading: 20%, Labs: 20%, Transcriptions: 10%, Quizzes (2): 20%, Final exam/Final project: 30% (Graduate students a required to choose the final project option).


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jamie Nicole Andrus
Date: 11/01/2007