Advanced Phonology OpenCourseWare: A Free Online Graduate Study Course on Phonology by MIT

Published Jan 15, 2009

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The 'Advanced Phonology' course offered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) delves into the sound system of language. This free OpenCourseWare allows doctoral students in Linguistics to study the arrangement and dissemination of verbal communication sounds in a language and the implicit principles controlling pronunciation. 'Introduction to Phonology' is also available as MIT OpenCourseWare and is required before taking 'Advanced Phonology'.

Advanced Phonology: Course Specifics

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Advanced Phonology: Course Description

Language involves more than syntax and vocabulary; it also entails an assortment of features, alterations and mixtures of sound. This course examines the phonological units that exist in language, the relationship between root words and their derivatives and the analysis of reduplication. 'Advanced Phonology' is part of the Linguistics and Philosophy program offered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This course is offered in lecture format. 'Advanced Phonology' OpenCourseWare is offered at MIT and taught by Professor Adam Albright and Professor Donca Steriade.

Lectures, study materials, suggested readings and assignments are available online for free for this course. If you would like to take advantage of this free course, visit the linguistics and philosophy course page.

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