107年第1學期-0170 語音學入門 課程資訊
|Grading Policy: 1. Class participation: 20% 2. Mid-term exam:30% 3. Final exam: 30% 4. Assignments: 20%||5|
本課程名額為 35人，已有50 人選讀，尚餘名額-15人。
Introduction to Phonetics aims to:
1. Enable a better understanding of the production of English sounds and thus help the students be more proficient in their pronunciation of English.
2. Provide a good background for students interested in taking further linguistics courses, courses in Teaching English as Foreign Language, language pathology, communication studies, or other related courses.
3. Give the students an opportunity to discover more about the workings of the human mind and the ways in which human thought and language interact.
4. Develop the students’ analytical skills and encourage precision and accuracy in the study of speech.
This course provides an introductory overview of phonetics. Its focus is how language sounds are described as a reflection of the structure of the human mind. The following topics are covered: articulation, phonetic transcription, English vowels and consonants, suprasegmental features.