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INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS ( FONETIIKAN PERUSKURSSI ) 694500P

** update for autumn term 2017 and spring term 2018 **

CODE

694500P

NAME

An Introduction to  Phonetics (Fonetiikan peruskurssi)

ECTS CREDITS

3 (81h of studies)

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

Finnish / English

TIMING

exam dates (autumn term): 22.9.2017 and 24.11.2017

exam dates (spring term): 26.1.2018 and 23.3.2018

LEARNING OUTCOMES

upon completion the student is able to explain processes of speech production, the student knows the basic phonetic terminology used in describing and classifying speech sounds and prosodic features and is also able to explain the general and special features of the Finnish sound system

CONTENTS

language and speech, speech production, phonetic description and classification of speech sounds, speech prosody

MODE OF DELIVERY

textbook exam (kirjatentti)

LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS

written examination;   independent studying including reading required literature and preparation for exam / exam 2h

TARGET GROUP

major and minor language students enrolled prior to semester 2017-18

PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES

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RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS

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REQUIRED READING

tenttikirjallisuus: Suomi, Toivanen & Ylitalo (2006), Fonetiikan ja suomen äänneopin perusteet, Osa I; Suomi (1990), Johdatusta puheen akustiikkaan, luku 3 (sivut 66-111); Suomi (1996), Fonologian perusteita, luvut 1-2 (sivut 1-63)

foreign language option for non-native speakers of Finnish: Rogers (2000), The Sounds of Language – An Introduction to Phonetics (Chapters 1 and 7–14)

ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA

written examination, assessment criteria is based on the learning outcomes of the course; read more about assessment criteria on the University of Oulu webpage

GRADING

1–5 (0 = fail)

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

lecturer in phonetics

WORK PLACEMENTS

OTHER INFORMATION

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Last updated: 25.8.2017