Prerequisite: LING 6000 and Graduate standing.
Meets with LING 3010. Analysis of speech sounds of the world's languages, with a focus on both their articulartory and acoustic properties. An introduction to phonetic alphabets, including practice in transcribing a variety of language samples. Analysis of the systematic organization of speech sounds, with reference to features and suprasegmentals. Graduate students are expected to perform at a superior level.