The course aims at helping students develop their competence and metalinguistic skills with reference to English phonetics, phonology, and morphology.
1. PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY
- spoken and written language
- grapheme, phone, phoneme, allophone
- The International Phonetic Alphabet
- speech organs
- vowels and consonants
- place of articulation
- manner of articulation
- the syllable
- stress, connected speech, intonation
- word classes
- functional and lexical words
- morphemes and allomorphes
Cruttenden, Alan (2014) "Gimson's Pronunciation of English". London: Routledge.
Facchinetti, Roberta (2016) "English Phonetics and Morphology. A Reader for First Year University Students" (3rd ed.), Verona: Quiedit.
Kuiper, Koenraad and W. Scott Allan (2010) "An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence" (3rd ed.), Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan.
Plag, Ingo (2003) "Word-Formation in English". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
The course will be held in English.
Pre-requisite: B2 level language certificate (Council of Europe)
Written exam, with questions and exercises on topics covered in the course
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