Prerequisite: ENGL/LING 1200 or its equivalent.
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 in the world's languages, with reference to features and rule-based explanations of phonological phenomena. Graduate students are expected to perform at a superior level.