PLINP201 Phonology of English 2005-6

Prof. J.C.Wells

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General. This half-c.u. course within the BA Linguistics (with lectures also attended by students of the MA Phonetics and MA Modern English Language) examines patterns underlying the surface detail of English phonetics. We shall discuss rival approaches to phonology, as applied to English, and study selected rules of English phonology.

Lectures this year will be in the second term, on Mondays at 10.00 in Medawar Bldg, Watson LT. Back-up classes follow immediately at 11.00: for undergraduates in Rm 5, 20 Gordon Square with Prof. Wells, for postgraduates in Room 3, 21 Gordon Sq. (Mrs Jill House). The provisional list of lecture topics is as follows: