SCIENCE OF SPEECH SOUNDS

LIN3SOS

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subjects examines the acoustics and articulation of speech sounds. Although the initial focus is on English, the speech sounds of other selected languages will also be examined. This subject is particularly useful for students interested in speech pathology and audiology. 

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarija Tabain

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LIN2SOL, LIN2PHP, or subject co-ordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAcoustic and Auditory Phonetics (3rd edition)PrescribedKeith Johnson, 2011Wiley-Blackwell
ReadingsArticulatory PhoneticsPrescribedBryan Gick, Ian Wilson & Donald Derrick, 2013Wiley-Blackwell

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate ability to write with clarity, cohesion, logic, structure, analysis, relevance, accuracy and precision of expression about linguistics in a range of contexts

Activities:
practical assignments, final test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrated ability to apply creative thinking processes to complex linguistic issues, and make meaningful new connections

Activities:
practical assignments, final test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

03. Demonstrated ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis of linguistic data, and to develop and evaluate linguistic arguments

Activities:
practical assignments, final test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrated understanding of an engagement with linguistic learning as a continuous process

Activities:
practical assignments, final test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarija Tabain

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1st practical assignment (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
2nd practical assignment (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
1 final test (1600 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04