Introduction to Phonetics

subject

Phonetics

code

694500P

name

Introduction to phonetics

extent

3 cr

timing

autumn term exam dates: 22.9. and 24.11.2017
spring term exam dates: 26.1. and 23.3.2018

objective

the student becomes aware of the nature and significance of speech in human communication and knows the basic phonetic concepts that are central in the description of the sounds of languages

learning outcome

the student is able to name and to classify speech sounds and features and to explain basic phonetic processes and phonetic variations

content

speech production and perception, phonetic description and classification of speech sounds, basics of phonology

working methods

textbook exam

target group

language students enrolled prior to semester 2017-18

prerequisities

study materials

tenttikirjallisuus: Suomi, Toivanen & Ylitalo (2006), Fonetiikan ja suomen äänneopin perusteet, Osa I; Suomi (1990), Johdatusta puheen akustiikkaan, kappale 3 (sivut 66–111); Suomi (1996), Fonologian perusteita, kappaleet 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

written examination

grading

0–5

responsible person

lecturer in phonetics

other information

     

language of instruction

Finnish / English

 
   

 

Last updated: 25.8.2017