LG110-4-AU-CO:
Sounds

The details
2019/20
Linguistics
Colchester Campus
Autumn
Undergraduate: Level 4
Current
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
15
28 October 2019

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

LG353

Key module for

BA QX31 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL),
BA QX41 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (Including Foundation Year),
BA QX51 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (Including Placement Year),
BA QXH1 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (Including Year Abroad),
BA QV3C English Language and History (Including Year Abroad),
BA QQ13 English Language and Linguistics,
BA QQ15 English Language and Linguistics (Including Placement Year),
BA QQ16 English Language and Linguistics (Including Foundation Year),
BA QQ3D English Language and Linguistics (Including Year Abroad),
BA QQ23 English Language and Literature,
BA QQ24 English Language and Literature (Including Foundation Year),
BA QQ32 English Language and Literature (Including Year Abroad),
BA QQ35 English Language and Literature (Including Placement Year),
BA QB36 English Language and Language Development (Including Year Abroad),
BA QQ3C English Language and Language Development,
BA QQ3F English Language and Language Development (Including Placement Year),
BA Q100 Linguistics,
BA Q101 Linguistics (Including Year Abroad),
BA Q102 Linguistics (Including Foundation Year),
BA Q103 Linguistics (Including Placement Year),
BA L390 English Language and Sociology (Including Year Abroad),
BA LQ31 English Language and Sociology,
BA RQ93 Modern Languages and English Language,
BA RQ99 Modern Languages and English Language (5 Years Including Foundation Year),
BA RQ91 Modern Languages and Linguistics,
BA RQ98 Modern Languages and Linguistics (5 Years Including Foundation Year),
BA R8T8 Modern Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (5 Years Including Foundation Year),
BA RX91 Modern Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign Language,
BA P510 Journalism and English Language,
BA P511 Journalism and English Language (Including Placement Year),
BA P512 Journalism and English Language (Including Year Abroad),
BA QP10 English Language with Media Communication,
BA QP11 English Language with Media Communication (Including Year Abroad),
BA QP12 English Language with Media Communication (Including Placement Year)

Module description

This module introduces students to the production of language sounds and their distribution in words, in particular, but not exclusively, in English. It introduces the basic principles of phonology and builds the knowledge required to understand and begin to analyse sound systems, including the unconscious sets of rules that alter the pronunciations of sounds in specific contexts.

Module aims

The module aims to introduce students to the fields of phonetics and phonology, with particular reference to English.

Module learning outcomes

Students will understand the production of language sounds and be able to use the International Phonetic Alphabet to transcribe spoken English. Students will have a foundation in the analysis of sound systems and the rules that govern them.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

2 hours per week lecture including interactive discussion + 1 hour per week class

Bibliography

  • Collins, Beverley; Mees, Inger M. (2013) Practical phonetics and phonology: a resource book for students, Abingdon: Routledge. vol. Routledge English language introductions

The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework Assignment 1 04/11/2019 25%
Coursework Assignment 2 13/12/2019 25%
Coursework Essay 16/01/2020 50%

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr. Yuni Kim & Nancy Kula
Dr Thais Alves Da Silva, Office 4.209, Telephone 01206 872082, email ta19230@essex.ac.uk Nancy Kula, Office 4.206, Telephone 01206 872089, email nckula@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
Yes
Yes
Yes

External examiner

Dr Lynne Julie Cahill
University of Sussex
Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 60 hours, 59 (98.3%) hours available to students:
1 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

Further information
Linguistics

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