Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Phonetics And Phonology

COURSE CODE: ENL 1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Phonetics

  Speech production mechanism (8 hours)

  Description, classification and transcription of speech sounds (8 hours)

  Non-segmental features: stress, tone, intonation (7 hours)

Phonology

  Distinctive and non-distinctive features (7 hours)

  Sequential constraints on phonemic units (8 hours)

  Syllable structure (7 hours)

TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS

  •   Lectures
  •   Reading assignments
  •   Practical assignments
  •   Discussions

TEACHING-LEARNING MATERIALS

  •   Whiteboard and markers
  •   Flip charts
  •   LCD Projectors
  •   CDs, DVDs and Tapes