SCIENCE OF SPEECH SOUNDS

LIN3SOS

2021

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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarija Tabain

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesPractical assignments, final test

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLIN2SOL OR LIN2PHP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Articulatory Phonetics

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBryan Gick, Ian Wilson & Donald Derrick

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley-Blackwell

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Source locationN/A

Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKeith Johnson

Year2011

Edition/Volume3rd edition

PublisherWiley-Blackwell

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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
02. Demonstrated ability to apply creative thinking processes to complex linguistic issues, and make meaningful new connections
03. Demonstrated ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis of linguistic data, and to develop and evaluate linguistic arguments
04. Demonstrated understanding of an engagement with linguistic learning as a continuous process

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarija Tabain

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1st practical assignment (1200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

2nd practical assignment (1200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1 final test (1600 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4