Acoustic phonetics

subject

Phonetics

code

694513P

name

Acoustic phonetics

extent

5 cr

timing

semester 2017-18

objective

the student obtains a general picture of how the sound structure of language and speaker-specific factors relate to the acoustic properties of speech

learning outcome

upon completion the student is able to describe the physics of speech and to explain the effects of sound structure and speaker-specific factors on the acoustic properties of speech; he is aware of the basic processes in auditory speech perception

content

basic acoustics, acoustic theory of speech production, acoustic features of vowels and consonants, auditory phonetics

working methods

textbook examination

target group

major and minor language students

prerequisities

completion of the courses An Introduction to phonetics (694500P), Speech production and perception (694511P) and Phonetics and Phonology (694512P)  is required

study materials

required reading: Johnson (2012), Acoustic and auditory phonetics (200 pages = 60h) and Suomi, Johdatusta puheen akustiikkaan (215s = 60h)

assessment methods

written exam

grading

0–5

responsible person

lecturer in phonetics

other information

     

language of instruction

Finnish / English

 
   

 

Last updated: 23.8.2017