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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
1
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Languages
Program
School
School of Humanities and Culture
Department
College of Humanities
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Thu4
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
AB90A31

Introduction to Phonetics University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the study of human speech sounds. Various aspects of speech production and perception will be discussed, involving articulatory apparatus, phonetic transcription, and basic acoustics of speech.

Learning Achievement

1) To understand how speech sounds are produced
2) To grasp articulatory and acoustic properties of sounds

Competence

Generic competences: critical/creative thinking
Subject-specific competences: understanding linguistics

Course prerequisites

Taking "Introduction to Linguistics" is recommended.

Grading Philosophy

Assignment & Quiz 50%
Final Exam 50%

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Hwang Hyun Kyung

Other information

Lecture is conducted in English. Depending on the situation, classes may be conducted online. For real-time (synchronous) classes, ZOOM will be used; Download and install the app on your system. A unique link & password to the classroom will be notified in the Manaba course page.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Hyun Kyung Hwang

Email address: hwang.kyung.gu@u.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university