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David Birdsong, Chair 201 W 21ST STREET STOP B7600, HRH 2.114A, AUSTIN, TX 78712 • 512-471-5531

Fall 2004

FR 324L • PRACTICAL PHONETICS

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
34605 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
HRH 4.102A
MONTREUIL

Course Description

This introductory course in French phonetics will provide third-year students with an opportunity to sharpen their pronunciation skills by studying the articulation of French sounds, in isolation and in context. Emphasis will bear on prosody and intonation, and much attention will be devoted to reading skills. Students will also learn the basics of descriptive phonetics and transcription techniques.

Grading Policy

Attendance, lab work and other homework: 10% three written tests (the last one comprehensive): 70% one individualized oral exam: 20% FINAL EXAM: No

Texts

Diane Dansereau, Savoir Dire: Cours de phonétique et de prononciation, Lexington: D. C. Heath & Co., 1990

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