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SPAN6710M

SP Phonetics for Eng Speakers

THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT IN GUADALAJARA

Spanish Phonetics and Phonology

This course is an introduction to the sound system of contemporary Spanish. No previous training in phonetics or phonology is assumed. You will learn how Spanish sounds are produced and how Spanish sentences are transcribed using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Some class time will be dedicated to pronunciation drills, but you will also be able to practice on your own by using the audio CD that comes with the textbook. Special attention will be given to the differences between the sound systems of Spanish and English that create pronunciation problems for second language Spanish learners. (1 unit)

Required text: Jorge Guitart, Sonido y sentido: teoría y práctica de la pronunciación del español, (Georgetown University Press, 2004). Text available at the Middlebury, Vermont college store.

This course is cross-listed with Professional Preparation
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Linguistics Pedagogy

Sections

Summer 2011

SPAN6710MA-L11 Lecture (Guitart)