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Cursus: TW2V13003
TW2V13003
Phonetics: the Study of Speech
Cursus informatieRooster
CursuscodeTW2V13003
Studiepunten (ECTS)7,5
Categorie / Niveau2 (Bachelor Verdiepend)
CursustypeCursorisch onderwijs
VoertaalEngels, Nederlands
Aangeboden doorFaculteit Geesteswetenschappen; BA Onderwijs Geesteswetenschappen; Ug School Talen, Literatuur en Communicatie;
Contactpersoonprof. dr. H. Quené
Telefoon+31 30 2536070
E-mailH.Quene@uu.nl
Docenten
Docent
A.I. Nazarov
Overige cursussen docent
Contactpersoon van de cursus
prof. dr. H. Quené
Overige cursussen docent
Docent
dr. H.R. Terband, MA LLM
Overige cursussen docent
Blok
2  (11-11-2019 t/m 24-01-2020)
Aanvangsblok
2
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Onderwijsvorm
Voltijd
Cursusinschrijving geopendvanaf 19-08-2019 09:00 t/m 20-08-2019 23:59
AanmeldingsprocedureOsiris
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Inschrijven voor bijvakkersJa
VoorinschrijvingNee
WachtlijstNee
Plaatsingsprocedure(Sub)school
Cursusdoelen
After completing this course, the student ...
·         has acquired an introductory overview of present-day phonetics, regarding the production, the acoustics, and the perception of speech;
·         has acquired knowledge, insights and skills in the basic concepts, principles, and research methods of phonetics;
·         has acquired elementary skills in speech analysis: segmentation, annotation, for- mant analysis, and prosodic manipulations;
·         has practiced the writing skills necessary to report practical research work.
Inhoud
This course is an introduction to the study of speech production speech acoustics, and speech perception, targeting first-year students in Linguistics, and other students interested in language and speech. Students will learn the most important topics in articulatory and acoustic phonetics, and speech perception. This includes intonation, tempo and rhythm in spoken language.
Questions that will come up for discussion are, e.g.:
•         What is language, what is speech, and how do language and speech relate to each other?
•         What is sound, and what is speech?
•         How are speech sounds generated by the speech organs?
•         What are the physical properties of sound, and how can speech be analyzed, altered, and synthesized using its physical properties?
•         What are speech sounds, and how can we study them?
•         How does the human ear function, and how are speech sounds perceived?
•         What are melody and rhythm in speech, and what role do they play in speech communication?
•         How do listeners recognize spoken words?
Aanvullende informatie
Early Exit option for international exchange students (5 ECTS)
 
Exchange students who are required to return to their home university before January, are allowed to choose an Early Exit option for this course. The Early Exit option means that students can finish the course before Christmas break, receiving 5 ECTS for the course. Students must make arrangements with the course coordinator at the start of the course.
Competenties
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Ingangseisen
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Voorkennis
Basic concepts from linguistics
Voorkennis kan worden opgedaan met
From Language to Linguistics (TW1V13001) or a equivalent course.
Verplicht materiaal
Boek
Zsiga, E.C. (2013). The Sounds of Language. Wiley. (9781405191036) (also available as an ebook in UB)
Aanbevolen materiaal
Wordt nader bekendgemaakt
Zie Blackboard
Werkvormen
Computerpracticum

Hoor/werkcollege

Algemeen
The lectures and seminars will be presented in English, but students are allowed to participate in class using Dutch. Assignments and exams may be submitted in either English or Dutch.

Voorbereiding bijeenkomsten
Prior to the lectures/seminars you study the reading assignments and answer questions about them. Those question also have to be handed in. In preparation to the computer practicals you study the corresponding topics, answer questions, and prepare the assignments.

Bijdrage aan groepswerk
does not apply

Hoorcollege

Toetsen
Opdracht(en)
Weging10
Minimum cijfer-

Schriftelijk tentamen
Weging50
Minimum cijfer5,5

Verslag 1
Weging20
Minimum cijfer-

Verslag 2
Weging20
Minimum cijfer-

Beoordeling
Written test must have been completed with a passing mark

Aspecten van academische vorming
Academisch denken, werken en handelen
Kennis hanteren in een bredere context
Hanteren van wetenschappelijk instrumentarium

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