School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Explaining Phonological Structures

Module code: LIN5208

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Monday 2 pm - 4 pm

Contact: Dr Adam Chong
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module will build on the skills of phonological analysis, focusing on the learning of constraint-based models of phonology (i.e. Optimality Theory). Students will continue to "learn-by-doing", working on extracting patterns from linguistic data. This will be a further study in phonological theory and analysis, introducing students to autosegmental theory, syllable structure, metrical theory, the interface of phonology and other components of the grammar, as well as experimental approaches to theoretical phonology. A focus of this module will be on theory comparison, comparing rule-based vs. constraint approaches.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 5