The successful participant|
-has command of advanced theoretical approaches in the areas of prosody in relation to meaning and acquisition;
-is able to apply theoretical approaches to data sets;
-understands connections between theories of prosody in relation to meaning and acquisition;
-is familiar and experienced with state-of-the-art methods for data collection in these areas;
-is able to analyze self-collected data;
-is able to write a research paper in this area.
This course addresses theoretical approaches and research methods in prosody in relation to meaning and acquisition, as well as views on how to connect these areas.|
• Regarding prosody, the emphasis will be on prosody at the level of the word (lexical tone, rhythmic grouping) and above the word level (intonation and its communicative functions).
• Regarding acquisition, the emphasis will be on first language acquisition: the development of prosody in relation to meaning at the word level and above in infants, children and adult learners.
Lectures will feature presentations by the instructors, discussion of readings, and presentations by students
Priority rules apply to this course. Make sure you register for this course before 15 November 12.00 (noon) 2021 to be considered for enrolment.