- To introduce students to theoretical apparatus, key notions, and main principles of articulation and acoustic phonetics.
- To introduce students to the logic of articulation and acoustic analysis of sounds patterns of languages.
- To introduce students to instrumental methods of the phonetic analysis (including computer programming).
- To introduce students to critical thinking and reasoning within articulation and acoustic analysis.
- Understands the principles of articulation and acoustic phonetics
- Can read and critically assess current phonetic literature
- Can make empirical observations and theoretical generalizations
- Can apply their knowledge of the essentials of Instrumental Phonetics to various research problems in both Phonetics and Phonology
- Wave characteristics, spectrogram, oscilogram
- Vowels and articulatory phonetics related to them. Formants. Tube model
- Spectrum analysis
- Prosody: stress, tones, pitch
- Methods of phonetic investigation: palatography, MRI, electrography, laryngoscopy, etc.
- Perceptional phonetics
- Speech recognition and synthesis
- Phonological and phonetic description during fieldwork
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.4 * Exam + 0.2 * Homework 1 + 0.2 * Homework 2 + 0.2 * Homework 3
- Davies, A., & Elder, C. (2004). The Handbook of Applied Linguistics. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=108713
- Gries, S. T. (2013). Statistics for Linguistics with R : A Practical Introduction (Vol. 2nd revised edition). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=604318