University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LING1111 or equivalent introduction to Phonetics.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The linguistic study of speech sounds on a phonetic basis. It provides a detailed analysis and description of speech sounds, with particular emphasis on articulatory phonetics, with considerable attention also given to acoustic phonetics.
    1. Provide a detailed description in articulatory phonetics terms of speech sounds from a range of languages and from disordered speech;
    2. Identify speech sounds from audio samples of speech from a range of language sources;
    3. Understand the theory and practice of the instrumental acoustic analysis of speech sounds.
    An introduction to the analysis and description of speech sounds, with particular emphasis on articulatory phonetics and considerable attention given to acoustic phonetics. Data will be taken from English and from a range of typologically diverse languages, as well as from disordered speech.
    In Term Test: Class Examination
    Written Assignment: Written Assignments
    Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.