LINGUIST 301

Advanced Phonology


Please note: this is archived course information from 2020 for LINGUIST 301.

Description

Course overview

A continuation of LINGUIST 201, introducing a more theoretical approach to phonology including distinctive feature theory, syllable theory, metrical phonology, autosegmental phonology, lexical phonology. Issues are explored in the context of a constraint-based approach to phonology. Includes a practical component in which theories are applied to language data. 

Course outcomes

This is a course in advanced phonology. By the end of the course students should be able to perform a phonological  analysis (including working with data, isolating patterns, constructing descriptive generalisations and providing arguments for a particular viewpoint). A goal of the course is for the student to become familiar with the contemporary theories employed in phonology, specifically, constraint-based approaches.

 

Assessment

Coursework + exam 

View the course syllabus

Availability 2020

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Jason Brown

Reading/Texts

Readings available on Canvas

Assessment

Coursework and exam

Points

LINGUIST 301: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 201