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This subject is an introduction to descriptive and theoretical approaches to the analysis of sound systems across languages. and different approaches to phonology, training in formal phonological analysis, and the development of phonological theory until the present.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to confidently deploy discipline specific research and analysis in Phonology using primary and secondary sources and empirical data with a strong sense of research ethics and intellectual integrity;
- be able to draw on and critically evaluate theoretical approaches to Phonology;
- position themselves within theoretical debates in Phonology;
- proficiently employ learning and research technologies as well as field-specific technologies;
- have attained advanced abilities in written and verbal argumentation in Phonology;
- have consolidated their understanding of social and cultural diversity in the university and wider community.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
- have developed skills in critical thinking and analysis;
- have developed skills in communicating knowledge intelligibly and economically;
- have developed skills in observation and attention to detail;
- have developed skills in thinking in theoretical terms.
Last updated: 4 August 2020