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Jill Robbins, Chair 150 W 21st Street, Stop B3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4936

Spring 2008

POR 321 • Practical Phonetics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
47010
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KELM

Course Description

The course is designed to introduce students to the sounds, phonetics and phonology of Brazilian Portuguese. Students learn the IPA symbols to prepare phonetic transcriptions from online recordings of native speakers of Portuguese. The analysis of these recordings is also designed to assist students in improving their own pronunciation.

Texts

Silva, Thais Cristófaro. (1999). Fonética e fonologia do português: Roteiro de estudos e guia de exercícios. São Paulo, SP: Contexto. Peririni, Mário A. 2004. Talking Brazilian: a Brazilian Portuguese Pronunciation Workbook. New Haven: Yale University Press. Kelm, Orlando, Portuguese Communication Exercises, http://www.laits.utexas.edu/orkelm/ppe/intro.html Praat Acoustic Software: www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/ Optional: Perini, Mário A. 2002. Modern Portuguese: A Reference Grammar. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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