E 382J • Intro. to the Phonology of English
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
This course is an introduction to the phonetics and phonology of the English language. The focus of the course is descriptive rather than theoretical. Topics include the following:
- Speech production mechanism and processes
- English Consonants
- English Vowels
- Syllables and Stress
- Patterns of Intonation
- Major accent systems of English
- Phonetics and phonology of learners of English as a second language
- Pronunciation and English spelling
Garn-Nun, Pamela G., and James M. Lynn. Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics, 3rd ed. New York: Thieme, 2004.
Kreidler, Charles W. The Pronunciation of English, 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.