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LEL2B: Phonetic Analysis and Empirical Methods (LASC08018)


Language Sciences and Linguistics





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Visiting students should have passed at least 1 introductory level Language Science course at grade B or above for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses. Relevant courses will be courses in Linguistics as an academic discipline. Courses that describe aspects of a given language as part of a Modern Foreign Languages degree will typically not provide students with an adequate background.

Course Summary

This course introduces students to the empirical study of language via systematic perception and classification, corpus analysis, and experimentation. The course demonstrates what can be done with these techniques and gives students the opportunity to conduct original research. The first half of the course concentrates on Phonetic Analysis, and the second half of the course concentrates on Empirical Methods.

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Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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Related Courses

LEL2A: Linguistic Theory and the Structure of English LEL2C: English in Time and Space LEL2D: Cross-linguistic Variation: Limits and Theories


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