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LING 4331 Phonology (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The description and functioning of sounds in language: articulatory, acoustic, and auditory phonetics; the notion of the phoneme and archiphoneme; suprasegmentals; syllabicity; natural classes and distinctive features; phonological processes, rules, and representations; lexical and autosegmental phonology; phonology and universal grammar. All examined from the theoretical approach of the Prague School (Trubetzkoy, Jakobson), American structuralism, and generative grammar (beginning with Chomsky and Halle), but with consideration of phonology in cognitive and functional linguistic approaches.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): M J Connolly

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17