Assignments

Many assignments are taken from the required course textbooks:

[PGG] = Amazon logo Kenstowicz, Michael. Phonology in Generative Grammar. Blackwell, 1994. ISBN: 9781557864260.

[CIP] = Amazon logo Ladefoged, Peter. A Course in Phonetics. 5th ed. Thomson, 2005. ISBN: 9781413006889.

LEC # TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
1 Introduction, course overview, vowels: Articulatory description and transcription [CIP], chapter 1: A, B, C, D, I, J
2-3 Consonants: Articulatory description and transcription; distinctive features [PGG], 1.1 A, B, C, D,; 1.3 A, B, C; 1.5; 1.8
4 Phonological versus phonetic representations [PGG], 2.1; 2.2; 2.7
5 Alternations and derivations I [PGG] 3.1; 3.2
6 Alternations and derivations II [PGG], 5.1.A (Icelandic)
7 Constraints Using Praat (PDF)
8 Phonetics I: Acoustics of vowels, using Praat Thai vowels (PDF)
9 Phonetics II: Acoustics of consonants English consonants (PDF)
10 Phonetics III: Suprasegmentals  
11 Feature geometry [PGG], 4.2; 4.4
12 Course review  
13 Sociolinguistic variables  
14 American English dialects  
15 Tone I: African languages [PGG], 7.2; 7.3
16 Tone II: Asian languages  
17 Tone III: Intonation and phrasing Phan Rang (PDF)
18 Syllables I: Structure and syllabification Miya (PDF)
19 Syllables II: Sonority [PGG], 6.6
20 Stress I: Prominence [PGG], 10.1
21 Stress II: Rhythm [PGG], 10.5
22 Stress III: Weight  
23 Prosodic morphology: Reduplication and truncation  
24 Loanword phonology  
25 Review