As for the master's programme. In addition EN-410 and EN-411 or the equivalent must have been successfully completed or must be taken in the same semester.
Knowledge: On successful completion of the course, students will have acquired an understanding of:
phonological theory especially pertaining to English phonology
how different theoretical frameworks account for the mental representation of phonology
experimental methods used to test phonological theories
Skills: On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
read linguistic articles and discuss aspects and topics dealt with within phonology
write a paper dealing with linguistic topics and experimental literature
General competence: On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
use her/his acquired knowledge and skills in further studies of (English) linguistics
communicate her/his acquired knowledge and skills outside an academic setting
This course focuses on the phonology of English, taking a closer look at the key theoretical issues as well as the experiments designed and conducted to test these theories. In the first part of the course we will read and discuss general phonological theory and the implications they have for English. In the second part of the course, we will read and discuss experimental literature together.
Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang
Lectures, individual work and in groups, including the term paper. The language of instruction is English. Estimated workload: Approximately 400 hours.
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Two written article summaries must be assessed as a Pass.
Individual term paper (6500-8000 words). Graded assessment.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.