UMass Sesquicentennial


402 Speech Sounds and Structure (3 units)

Fall 2007

Meetings

TuTh 2:30-3:45 - Dickinson 112

Instructors

Joe Pater []

Description

Introduction to the field of phonology and the sound patterns of human language. Emphasizes the development of analytic skills through problem sets. Includes discussion of recent developments in phonological theory, particularly Optimality Theory.