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Richard A. Wright
LING 550
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics

Introduction to the articulatory and acoustic correlates of phonological features. Covers mapping of dynamic events to static presentations, 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. Offered: AWS.

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Speech sounds, mechanism of their production, and structuring of sounds in language. Intro to the basic tools of Phonetics: transcription, articulatory description, acoustic description.

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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 Richard A. Wright
Date: 12/31/2009